Synonyms of shine in English:

shine


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verb

1‘the sun shone through the window’

SYNONYMS
emit light, give off light, beam, radiate, gleam, glow, glint, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, flicker, glitter, glisten, shimmer, flash, dazzle, flare, glare, fluoresce
literary glister
rare coruscate, fulgurate, effulge, luminesce, incandesce, phosphoresce

2‘she would even shine his shoes for him’

SYNONYMS
polish, burnish, buff, wax, gloss, brighten, brush, smooth, rub up

3‘they shone at university’

SYNONYMS
excel, be outstanding, be brilliant, be excellent, be very good, be successful, be expert, stand out, be pre-eminent

noun

1‘he flinched at the sight of the ravaged face now caught in the shine of the moon’

SYNONYMS
light, brightness, gleam, glow, glint, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, flicker, glitter, glisten, shimmer, flash, dazzle, beam, flare, glare, radiance, illumination, luminescence, luminosity, incandescence, phosphorescence, fluorescence
rare refulgence, lambency, effulgence, fulguration

2‘linseed oil helps restore the shine to a dull surface’

SYNONYMS
polish, burnish, gleam, gloss, lustre, sheen, patina