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Definition 1: an appearance of reflected light - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for gleam in the sense of this definition

(gleam is a kind of ...) the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

Definition 2: a flash of light (especially reflected light) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for gleam in the sense of this definition

(gleam is a kind of ...) a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

Definition 3: appear briefly - [verb of change]

Samples where gleam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A terrible thought gleamed in her mind

(gleam is a kind of ...) come into being or existence, or appear on the scene

"Then the computer came along and changed our lives" "Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago"

Definition 4: shine brightly, like a star or a light - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for gleam in the sense of this definition

(gleam is a kind of ...) cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays

"The sun is radiating"

Definition 5: be shiny, as if wet - [verb of perception]

Samples where gleam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His eyes were glistening

Synonyms for gleam in the sense of this definition

(gleam is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

(... is a kind of gleam ) glitter as if covered with spangles

(... is a kind of gleam ) give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk

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