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Synonym of Shining

Shining Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
aglow, beaming, beamy, blooming, blushing, bright, bright and sunny, brilliant, burning, burnished, candescent, charismatic, dazzling, devastating, divine, flushing, glace, glamorous, glassy, gleaming, gleamy, glinting, glistening, glorious, glossy, glowing, gorgeous, heavenly, illuminant, illustrious, incandescent, irradiative, killing, lamping, light as day, luciferous, lucific, luciform, luminant, luminative, luminiferous, luminificent, luminous, lustrous, magic, numinous, orient, polished, radiant, raving, ravishing, resplendent, rutilant, rutilous, sheeny, shined, shiny, sparkling, splendent, splendid, splendorous, splendrous, starbright, starlike, starry, streaming, stunning, sublime, suffused, sunny, sunshiny


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WordNet 2.0

1. the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"
(synonym) polishing
(hypernym) work
(hyponym) shoeshine
(derivation) polish, smooth, smoothen, shine

1. marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"
(similar) superior
2. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"
(synonym) bright, burnished, lustrous, shiny
(similar) polished
3. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
(synonym) bright, shiny, sunshiny, sunny
(similar) clear
4. reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
(synonym) glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny
(similar) bright


1. the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
(synonym) radiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency
(hypernym) brightness
(hyponym) gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency

1. be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
(synonym) reflect
(hypernym) emit, give out, give off
(hyponym) resplend
(derivation) shiner
2. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
(synonym) beam
(hyponym) beat down
(derivation) radiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency
3. be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
(synonym) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam
(hypernym) look, appear, seem
(hyponym) spangle
4. be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
(hypernym) be
5. be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
(hypernym) be
6. especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
(synonym) glow, beam, radiate
(hypernym) look, appear, seem
7. throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"
(cause) beam
(derivation) radiance, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency
8. touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
(synonym) fall, strike
(hypernym) happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
9. experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
(synonym) glow, beam, radiate
(hypernym) feel, experience
10. (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
(synonym) polish, smooth, smoothen
(hypernym) beautify, embellish, prettify
(hyponym) Simonize, Simonise
(entail) rub
(derivation) shining, polishing

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