English dictionary definition of:



  • the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light


  • make (a surface) shine
  • experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
  • have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
  • be shiny, as if wet
  • touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • be clear and obvious
  • be distinguished or eminent
  • throw or flash the light of (a lamp)
  • emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
  • be bright by reflecting or casting light


beam effulgence fall gleam glint glisten glitter glow polish radiance radiancy radiate reflect refulgence refulgency smooth smoothen strike

Spellzone course content

View spelling list i-e words - set 1 and learn about the word shine in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for shine

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 22:13:22 on 18-01-20

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