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Definition of Shine

Shine

  1. 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.
  2. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
  3. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
  4. To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
  5. To cause to shine, as a light.
  6. 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.
  7. The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
  8. Sunshine; fair weather.
  9. A liking for a person; a fancy.
  10. Caper; antic; row.
  11. Shining; sheen.
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Shine Translations

shine in Danish is skinne
shine in Dutch is schijnen, glanzen, schitteren, blinken
shine in Finnish is loistaa, valaista
shine in French is reluisons, reluisez, reluisent, reluire, briller
shine in German is scheinen, leuchte, Schein
shine in Italian is splendere, brillare
shine in Latin is mico, fulgeo (fulsi )
shine in Portuguese is brilho, brilhar
shine in Spanish is brillar, brillo