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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. 6) Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster. (Denham)

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. (pope)

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, or cause, the face to shine upon, to be propitious to; to be gracious to.

Origin: OE. Shinen, schinen, AS. Scinan; akin to D. Schijnen, OFries. Skina, OS. & OHG. Scinan, G. Scheinen, Icel.skina, Sw. Skina, Dan. Skinne, Goth. Skeinan, and perh. To Gr. Shadow. Cf. Sheer pure, and Shimmer.

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