Dictionary Results for shining


1. shining - noun

· the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing"

Synonym(s): polishing

Hypernym(s): work




2. shine - verb

· be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

Synonym(s): reflect

Hypernym(s): emit, give_out, give_off




3. shine - verb

· emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"

Synonym(s): beam




4. shine - verb

· be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"

Synonym(s): glitter, glisten, glint, gleam

Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem




5. shine - verb

· be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"

Hypernym(s): be




6. shine - verb

· be clear and obvious; "A shining example"

Hypernym(s): be




7. shine - verb

· have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

Synonym(s): glow, beam, radiate

Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem




8. shine - verb

· throw or flash the light of (a lamp); "Shine the light on that window, please"




9. shine - 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"

Synonym(s): fall, strike

Hypernym(s): happen, hap, go_on, pass_off, occur, pass, fall_out, come_about, take_place




10. shine - 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"

Synonym(s): glow, beam, radiate

Hypernym(s): feel, experience




11. shine - verb

· make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"

Synonym(s): polish, smooth, smoothen

Hypernym(s): fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify




12. shin - verb

· climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Synonym(s): clamber, scramble, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter

Hypernym(s): climb




13. shining - adjective

· marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"




14. shining - adjective

· made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"

Synonym(s): bright, burnished, lustrous, shiny




15. shining - adjective

· reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"

Synonym(s): glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny





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