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  1. [noun] the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    Synonyms: radiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency

  2. [verb] be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully
    Synonyms: reflect

  3. [verb] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
    Synonyms: beam

  4. [verb] be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
    Synonyms: glitter, glisten, glint, gleam

  5. [verb] be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"

  6. [verb] be clear and obvious; "A shining example"

  7. [verb] especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
    Synonyms: glow, beam, radiate

  8. [verb] throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"

  9. [verb] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
    Synonyms: fall, strike

  10. [verb] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
    Synonyms: glow, beam, radiate

  11. [verb] (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
    Synonyms: polish, smooth, smoothen


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