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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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Translations for polish

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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