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Synonyms for polish
ˈpɒl ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polish, gloss, glossiness, burnish(noun)

    the property of being smooth and shiny

    Synonyms:
    burnish, culture, semblance, rubric, colour, glossiness, cultivation, gloss, color, finish, refinement, glossary

  2. polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish(noun)

    a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

    "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

    Synonyms:
    purification, goal, acculturation, refinement, shade, last, finish, culture, ending, coating, glossiness, cultivation, nuance, nicety, destination, civilization, finis, finishing, refining, stopping point, civilisation, elaboration, subtlety, close, gloss, conclusion, burnish, finale

  3. polish(noun)

    a preparation used in polishing

    Synonyms:
    gloss, refinement, culture, glossiness, finish, burnish, cultivation

  4. Polish(adj)

    the Slavic language of Poland

    Synonyms:
    gloss, refinement, culture, glossiness, finish, burnish, cultivation

  5. Polish(verb)

    of or relating to Poland or its people or culture

    "Polish sausage"

  6. polish, smooth, smoothen, shine(verb)

    make (a surface) shine

    "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, shine, polish up, smoothen, strike, reflect, glow, gleam, down, beam, fine-tune, glitter, brush up, refine, radiate, glint, fall, glisten, smooth out, round, round off

  7. polish, refine, fine-tune, down(verb)

    improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

    "refine one's style of writing"

    Synonyms:
    land, push down, pull down, polish up, round off, down, go through, elaborate, belt down, rarify, drink down, round, shoot down, cut down, complicate, kill, toss off, smoothen, calibrate, bolt down, rectify, shine, brush up, graduate, tweak, pour down, smooth, pop, devour, fine-tune, knock down, consume, refine

  8. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up(verb)

    bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state

    "polish your social manners"

    Synonyms:
    refresh, smooth, shine, polish up, round out, smoothen, snipe, lash out, assail, fill out, down, fine-tune, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, refine, round down, flesh out, review, round, round off

Wiktionary

  1. polish(noun)

    The language spoken in Poland.

    He polished up the chrome until it gleamed.

    Synonyms:
    wax

  2. polish(noun)

    To apply shoe polish to shoes.

    The lecturer showed a lot of polish at his last talk.

    Synonyms:
    refinement, panache, elegance, style, class, perfect, refine, hone

  3. polish(verb)

    Synonyms:
    sheen, smoothness, shininess, finish, shine

  4. polish(verb)

    Synonyms:
    shine, bone, smooth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. polish

    Synonyms:
    burnish, furbish, levigate, brighten, refine, make glossy

    Antonyms:
    abrade, scratch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. polish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    burnish, furbish, rub up, brighten, make glossy

  2. polish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    refine, civilize

  3. polish(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lustre, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, splendor

  4. polish(n.)

    Synonyms:
    grace, refinement, accomplishment, elegance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. polish(n)

    Synonyms:
    gloss, luster, sheen, glaze, glazing, courtliness, refinement

  2. polish(v)

    Synonyms:
    burnish, furbish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "polish":

    poland, zloty, polska, polacco, polaco, polskie, polskiego, lengyel, polskiej, pole, polski, pools, polack

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How to use polish in a sentence?

  1. Kristoffer Lawson:

    We now have several months to go still and to polish the operating system to get more of the applications together, get everything ready for the final deliveries.

  2. Nan Aron:

    The elite legal class has closed ranks around Gorsuch and this is just the latest example, it seems as if too many of them are too impressed by Gorsuch's personal polish and resume to see past them to how damaging his record is when it comes to the impact on everyday people.

  3. Cat Ellington:

    I mean, I walk around, in the privacy of my home, with my hair all over my head, ya know? I wear a washed face when I'm not out and about, and my nail polish gets chipped, ya know? I'm just Cat. I wear over-sized, holey t-shirts around the house because they're so damn sexy to me and comfy, ya know? And I just don't feel like someone who's famous. I just don't.

  4. Jaroslaw Janecki:

    We had expected a deterioration in sentiment (in Poland) due to a more adverse situation on financial markets and as a result of the cut in the Polish rating, these two factors for sure had an impact on the assessment of the situation by those who participated in the poll.

  5. Witold Waszczykowski:

    We will be suing the Russian investigation in Strasbourg for dragging its feet, we will sue Russia in arbitration tribunals over withholding Polish property ... so that we get Russia convicted and ordered to give us back the property.


Translations for polish

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  • لمعArabic
  • leštit, leštidloCzech
  • pudse, glathed, glatte, politur, glans, elegance, pudsecreme, forfinelse, polere, blankeDanish
  • perfektionieren, wichsen, Politur, Glanz, polierenGerman
  • poluri, polurilo, poluroEsperanto
  • pulir, acicalarSpanish
  • پولیش کردن, پولیشPersian
  • kiillotusaine, tyyli, hioa, kehittää, puunata, [[kiillottaa]] [[kenkiä]], kiillote, selkeys, kiillottaa, parannella, kiilto, tasaisuus, lankata, viimeistelyFinnish
  • vernis, polirFrench
  • lìomhScottish Gaelic
  • políroz, kifényesítHungarian
  • lustrar, lisiar, polir, furbirInterlingua
  • cirajizar, briligar, polisarIdo
  • lustrare, brillantare, lucidare, levigatezza, cera, raffinatezza, lucidità, levigare, lucentezza, brillantezza, lucido, perfezionare, smussareItalian
  • 磨く, 光沢, つや, 清潔, 艶, 平ら, 綺麗, 輝き, 研ぐ, 清らか, 洗練する, 洗練, 研磨剤, 平坦Japanese
  • 닥다Korean
  • PoloniaeLatin
  • whakapiata, whakamahine, whakamaheniMāori
  • polijsten, glans, oppoetsen, poetsmiddel, poetsen, poetsDutch
  • pusseNorwegian
  • náyiishį́į́hNavajo, Navaho
  • połysk, polerować, wygładzaćPolish
  • polir, polimentoPortuguese
  • полировать, шлифоватьRussian
  • glans, polityr, finess, polera, putsa, polish, polermedel, putsmedelSwedish

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