Synonyms of shine in English:

shine


See definition of shine

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