Definition of shine :
1. A liking for a person; a fancy.
2. Caper; antic; row.
3. Shining; sheen.
4. Sunshine; fair weather.
5. The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
6. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
7. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
8. To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
9. To cause to shine, as a light.
10. To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
11. To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.
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brighten (part of speech: verb)
light (part of speech: verb)
brilliance, flash, fire, glow, glitter, incandescence, blaze, lucidity, luminousness, fluoresce, spot, luster, glint, flood, radiation, illumination, radiate, gleam, scintillation, flare, illuminate, incandesce, scintillate, sparkle, beam, light, brightness
- She threw open the door to let the big setting sun shine on her and her work. - "Invisible Links", Selma Lagerlof.
- But his speech was cheerful, for he had been walking in the light of this world, and that had done something to make the light within him shine a little more freely. - "The Seaboard Parish, Complete", George MacDonald.
- Where the sun don't shine it be darkness, sure! - "Melbourne House", Elizabeth Wetherell.