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1. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] be bright by reflecting or casting light.

Synonyms

  • reflect
  • give out
  • give off
  • resplend
  • coruscate
  • scintillate
  • sparkle
  • emit
  • luminesce
  • glare

Antonyms

  • lack
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Shine

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  • sharp-sign
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  • leontine
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  • recline
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  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
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  • supine
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Example sentences of the word shine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Finish the ducts with a clear coat to protect the surface and enhance the shine.

2. Verb, base form
May God always shine his light upon you."

3. Adjective
Scrub the tyres with your tyre shine solution and a stiff-bristled brush.

Quotes containing the word shine


1. Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?
- Max Muller

2. Knock, And He'll open the doorVanish, And He'll make you shine like the sunFall, And He'll raise you to the heavensBecome nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.
- Rumi

3. Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
- Chris Hadfield

2. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light.

Synonyms

  • flicker
  • outshine
  • beacon
  • blaze
  • flare
  • flick
  • twinkle
  • scintillate
  • beat down
  • shimmer
  • glow
  • flame
  • beam
  • winkle
  • glare

Antonyms

  • staccato
  • ungroomed
  • hide
  • function

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] be shiny, as if wet.

Synonyms

  • look
  • glisten
  • gleam
  • appear
  • glitter
  • shimmer
  • glint
  • spangle

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • leader
  • achromatic
  • understate

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] be distinguished or eminent.

Antonyms

  • stormy

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink.

Synonyms

  • radiate
  • appear
  • look
  • glow
  • beam

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • obscurity
  • artless
  • implausible

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] be clear and obvious.

Antonyms

  • compound

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shine

noun. ['ˈʃaɪn'] the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light.

Synonyms

  • polish
  • lambency
  • radiancy
  • radiance
  • burnish
  • sheen
  • refulgency
  • gloss
  • glossiness
  • lustre
  • refulgence
  • gleaming
  • brightness
  • effulgence
  • glow
  • shininess
  • gleam

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • roughness
  • imperfection
  • unhappiness

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • polish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • smooth
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • dull
  • bright
  • stupidity

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion.

Synonyms

  • radiate
  • experience
  • beam
  • glow

Antonyms

  • extinguish
  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • narrow

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shine

verb. ['ˈʃaɪn'] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • fall
  • take place
  • fall out

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rough
  • coarse
  • unironed

Etymology

  • schinen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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