Definition for shine

noun as in brightness; polish

verb as in give off or reflect light

verb as in polish, burnish


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Example Sentences

For Anthony McGill, clarinetist and 2020 recipient of the Avery Fisher Prize for excellence and leadership in classical music, “this one, it wears well … it keeps its shine.”

From Vox

With substances like aloe and avocado, your scalp pH will be more balanced than it has been in ages, and your hair will benefit from a fresh shine.

They may also lose their shine if shoppers can compare prices across sites, while the lavish experience of purchasing an item in an opulent store can feel merely transactional when checking out on a screen.

From Quartz

Weather is your day to day rain or shine, whereas climate is the overall pattern of temperature, humidity and rainfall you can expect to see in a certain area.

The Scripps group’s work is shedding light on the slime’s enduring shine, he says.

She attends hip-hop and belly dance classes (known as Arabic dance in Iran) just to shine more at parties.

But they are striving “to shine bright like a diamond” and be happy, and we love them for it.

Hollaback is right to shine a light on these creepy comments from creepy strangers.

It basically says that now is her time, for her to shine as the lead of a show.

“A friend indeed, come build me up/Come shed your light, it makes me shine,” she sings.

Just corporeal enough to attest humanity, yet sufficiently transparent to let the celestial origin shine through.

The look of distress had vanished, and his sincere eyes seemed to shine again with courage and with strength.

But you, so formed to shine—to eclipse all others—do you never dance, seorita?

Personally, the English do not attract nor shine; but collectively they are a race to make their mark on the destinies of mankind.

How much brighter still might that Genius shine, could it be equally inspired by Good-nature!

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On this page you'll find 152 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shine, such as: gleam, glitz, gloss, luster, sheen, and shimmer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.