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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.

Shine Quotations

If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

I've been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday.
Luther Allison

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. - Francis Bacon
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Francis Bacon

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
Henry Ford
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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
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