What is another word for shine?

Need synonyms for shine? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
To radiate rays of light
“In the daytime, the sun's rays would shine through the large cracks in the logs of the cabin.”
Verb
To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
“One spring day, my father offered me 50 cents to shine his shoes.”
Verb
To be very good at something
more ❯
“He had found his niche and was finally able to shine.”
Verb
To give off light, including in the invisible electromagnetic radiation frequencies, or become luminescent
Verb
Rise to
Verb
Make or become more light
Verb
To wash or bathe
more ❯
Verb
Cry and sniff in a feeble or fretful way
Verb
(of light or an image) To bend back or mirror
Noun
The brightness produced from a light source
“She loved the twinkling of the stars and the hot white shine of the full moon.”
Noun
Shine or lustre on a smooth surface
“Linseed oil helps restore the shine to a dull surface.”
Noun
A fondness or positive regard for something
more ❯
“He quickly took quite a shine to her quirkiness and dry sense of humor.”
Noun
(archaic, slang) An act performed for amusement
more ❯
“The shine they pulled at summer camp has become embellished with each retelling.”
Noun
The act of idolizing, adoring or worshiping, especially to excess
more ❯
Noun
The property of being new or original
Noun
Display intended to excite admiration or applause
Noun
Flair, zest, or vitality
more ❯
Noun
Affection, fondness, or sympathy for someone or something
Noun
An act of rubbing something
Noun
A faint or wavering light
more ❯
Noun
A splendid display
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
5-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020