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Definition of polish:

  1. A smooth, glossy surface, usually produced by friction; a gloss or luster.
  2. Anything used to produce a gloss.
  3. Fig.: Refinement; elegance of manners.
  4. Hence, to refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite; as, to polish life or manners.
  5. The language of the Poles.
  6. To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface; as, steel polishes well.
  7. To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc.

Synonyms:

shine, belt down, nuance, calibrate, brush up, fill out, smooth out, glossary, glint, last, coating, acculturation, finis, refinement, review, bolt down, round off, furbish, subtlety, labialise, light, shoot down, touch up, down, pop, conclusion, kill, buff, gloss, gleam, tweak, cultivation, assault, rectify, glisten, radiate, shade, rarify, perfect, better, rubric, attack, consume, retouch, smoothen, push down, beam, elaboration, polish up, color, drink down, toss off, close, colour, elaborate, land, semblance, complicate, purification, civilization, smooth, labialize, finish, flesh out, refresh, lash out, pour down, stopping point, nicety, go through, cut down, destination, sleek, fine-tune, knock down, glow, glitter, pull down, strike, refine, round, snipe, round out, assail, ending, fall, finale, culture, glossiness, devour, reflect, graduate, round down, refining, burnish, finishing, civilisation, goal.

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