Shine Shine, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shone} (? or ?; 277) (archaic {Shined}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Shining}.] [OE. shinen, schinen, AS. sc[=i]nan; akin to D. schijnen, OFries. sk[=i]na, OS. & OHG. sc[=i]nan, G. scheinen, Icel. sk[=i]na, Sw. skina, Dan. skinne, Goth. skeinan, and perh. to Gr. ??? shadow. [root]157. Cf. {Sheer} pure, and {Shimmer}.] 1. 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. --Shak. [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. --2 Cor. iv. 6. [1913 Webster]

Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

2. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver. [1913 Webster]

3. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty. ``So proud she shined in her princely state.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Once brightest shined this child of heat and air. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. 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. --Swift. [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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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