Synonyms of ray in English:

ray


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noun

1‘misty rays of light shone through the trees’

SYNONYMS
beam, shaft, streak, bar, pencil, finger, stream, gleam, flash, glint, glimmer, flicker, twinkle, shimmer

2‘there was just one small ray of hope’

SYNONYMS
glimmer, flicker, spark, glint, trace, hint, indication, suggestion, sign, scintilla, whisper

verb

1‘Fran leaned forward, her fair hair raying out in the water’

SYNONYMS
spread out, fan out, radiate out