Found 2 items, similar to Shone.
English → English
n : the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
v 1: be bright by reflecting or casting light; “Drive
carefully--the wet road reflects”
2: emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; “The sun
shone bright that day”
; “The fire beamed on their faces”
3: be shiny, as if wet; “His eyes were glistening”
4: be distinguished or eminent; “His talent shines”
5: be clear and obvious; “A shining example”
6: especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color,
such as red or pink; “Her face glowed when she came out of
7: throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); “Shine the light
on that window, please”
8: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; “Light
fell on her face”
; “The sun shone on the fields”
light struck the golden necklace”
; “A strange sound struck
9: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from
good health or an intense emotion; “She was beaming with
; “Her face radiated with happiness”
10: (of surfaces) make shine; “shine the silver, please”
“polish my shoes”
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shone
(? or ?; 277)
); 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.
Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine. --Shak.
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.
Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster.
2. To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be
glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
3. To be effulgent in splendor or beauty. “So proud she
shined in her princely state.”
Once brightest shined this child of heat and air.
4. To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit
brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to
shine in conversation.
Few are qualified to shine in company; but it in
most men's power to be agreeable. --Swift.
To make the face to shine upon
, or To cause the face to shine upon
, to be propitious to; to be gracious to. --Num.
imp. & p. p. of Shine