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shina | shinbone | shindig | shindle | shindy | shine | shine at | shine up | shine up to | shiner | shiness

shine

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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29 in 28 verses (in OT : 21 in 20 verses) (in NT : 8 in 8 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

shinev. i. [OE. shinen, schinen, AS. scīnan; akin to D. schijnen, OFries. skīna, OS. & OHG. scīnan, G. scheinen, Icel. skīna, Sw. skina, Dan. skinne, Goth. skeinan, and perh. to Gr. shadow. Sheer pure, and Shimmer.].
  •  To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine."  [1913 Webster]
    "God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Cghrist."  [1913 Webster]
    "Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
    "Once brightest shined this child of heat and air."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Few are qualified to shine in company; but it in most men's power to be agreeable."  [1913 Webster]
To make the face to shine upon, or To cause the face to shine upon, to be propitious to; to be gracious to. Num. vi. 25.
shinev. t. 
  •  To cause to shine, as a light.  [1913 Webster]
    "He [God] doth not rain wealth, nor shine honor and virtues, upon men equally."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.  Bartlett.  [1913 Webster]
shinen. 
  •  The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now sits not girt with taper's holy shine."  [1913 Webster]
    "Fair opening to some court's propitious shine."  [1913 Webster]
    "The distant shine of the celestial city."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Sunshine; fair weather.  [1913 Webster]
    "Be it fair or foul, or rain or shine."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A liking for a person; a fancy.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Caper; antic; row.  [1913 Webster]
To cut up shines, to play pranks. [Slang, U.S.]
shinea. [AS. scīn. See Shine, v. i.].
     Shining; sheen.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

shine, v. & n.
--v. (past and past part. shone or shined)
1 intr. emit or reflect light; be bright; glow (the lamp was shining; his face shone with gratitude).
2 intr. (of the sun, a star, etc.) not be obscured by clouds etc.; be visible.
3 tr. cause (a lamp etc.) to shine.
4 tr. (past and past part. shined) make bright; polish (shined his shoes).
5 intr. be brilliant in some respect; excel (does not shine in conversation; is a shining example).
--n.
1 light; brightness, esp. reflected.
2 a high polish; lustre.
3 US the act or an instance of shining esp. shoes.

Idiom
shine up to US seek to ingratiate oneself with. take the shine out of
1 spoil the brilliance or newness of.
2 throw into the shade by surpassing. take a shine to colloq. take a fancy to; like.
Derivative
shiningly adv.
Etymology
OE scinan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

shine

Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration, affection, afterglow, agape, air glow, antic, ardency, ardor, array, attachment, bathtub gin, be born for, be bright, be master of, be somebody, be something, beacon, beam, bedazzle, beggar description, blaze, blind, bloom, bodily love, bootleg liquor, brighten, brighten up, brightness, broad day, brotherly love, brush, brush up, buff, burn, burnish, candescence, caper, caritas, charity, conjugal love, coruscate, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dawn, day, day glow, daylight, dayshine, daytide, daytime, daze, dazzle, desire, devotion, diffuse light, dress, dusk, excel, faithful love, fancy, fanfare, fervor, figure, finish, fix, flame, flare, flash, flicker, flourish, flush, fondness, free love, free-lovism, freshen, frolic, fulgurate, full sun, furbish, furbish up, give light, glance, glare, glaze, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, gloss, glow, green flash, heart, hero worship, home brew, hooch, idolatry, idolism, idolization, incandesce, incandescence, knock dead, lark, lasciviousness, libido, light of day, like, liking, live, love, lovemaking, luminesce, luster, make a figure, make a show, make a splash, married love, midday sun, monkeyshine, moonshine, mountain dew, noonlight, noontide light, outshine, panoply, parade, passion, patina, physical love, polish, polish up, pomp, popular regard, popularity, radiance, radiate, ray of sunshine, regard, renovate, repair, retouch, revive, rub, rub down, rub up, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, scintillate, scour, send out rays, sentiment, sex, sexual love, sheen, shenanigan, shimmer, shine brightly, shine in, shininess, shining light, shoot, shoot out rays, show, skylight, sleek, slick, slick down, smooth, sparkle, spellbind, spiritual love, splash, splurge, spruce, spruce up, stand out, sun spark, sunbeam, sunbreak, sunburst, sunlight, sunset glow, sunshine, surpass, tender feeling, tender passion, tomfoolery, tone up, touch up, trick, truelove, twilight, twinkle, uxoriousness, vamp, vamp up, varnish, wax, weakness, white lightning, white mule, worship, yearning

ROGET THESAURUS

shine

Beauty

VB be beautiful, shine, beam, bloom, become one, set off, grace, render beautiful, beautify, polish, burnish, gild, set out, snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.

Repute

VB be conscious of glory, be proud of, exult, be vain of, be distinguished, shine, shine forth, figure, cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, rival, surpass, outshine, outrival, outvie, outjump, emulate, eclipse, throw into the shade, cast into the shade, overshadow, live, flourish, glitter, flaunt, gain honor, acquire honor, play first fiddle, bear the palm, bear the bell, lead the way, take precedence, take the wall of, gain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions, take one's degree, pass one's examination, make a noise, make some noise, make a noise in the world, leave one's mark, exalt one's horn, blow one's horn, star it, have a run, be run after, come into vogue, come to the front, raise one's head, enthrone, signalize, immortalize, deify, exalt to the skies, hand one's name down to posterity, consecrate, dedicate to, devote to, enshrine, inscribe, blazon, lionize, blow the trumpet, crown with laurel, confer honor on, reflect honor on, shed a luster on, redound, to one's honor, ennoble, give honor to, do honor to, pay honor to, render honor to, honor, accredit, pay regard to, dignify, glorify, sing praises to, lock up to, exalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate.

Light

VB shine, glow, glitter, glister, glisten, twinkle, gleam, flare, flare up, glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze, be bright, reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beams, fulgurate, clear up, brighten, lighten, enlighten, levin, light, light up, irradiate, shine upon, give out a light, hang out a light, cast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster upon, illume, illumine, illuminate, relume, strike a light, kindle.


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