shine /ʃaɪn/ verb (past tense and past participle shone, shined)
PRODUCE LIGHT [I] › to produce bright light: The sun was shining brightly through the window. POINT LIGHT [I, T] › to point a light somewhere: The car's headlights shone right into my eyes. REFLECT [I, T] › If a surface shines, it reflects light, and if you shine it, you make it reflect light: She polished her shoes until they shone. EYES/FACE [I] › If your eyes or face shine, you look happy, healthy, or excited: His eyes were shining with excitement. DO WELL [I] › to do something very well, usually better than other people.