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Definition 1: perfected or made shiny and smooth - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • his polished prose
  • in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes
  • freshly polished silver

(polished is similar to ...) made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow

"bright silver candlesticks" "a burnished brass knocker" "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves" "rows of shining glasses" "shiny black patents"

(polished is similar to ...) (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected

"a dazzling and finished piece of writing" "a finished violinist"

(means also ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 2: (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • polished rice

Synonyms for polished in the sense of this definition

(polished is similar to ...) prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process

"processed ores"

Definition 3: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • his polished manner
  • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

Synonyms for polished in the sense of this definition

(polished is similar to ...) having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

"sophisticated young socialites" "a sophisticated audience" "a sophisticated lifestyle" "a sophisticated book"

Definition 4: (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for polished in the sense of this definition

(polished is similar to ...) (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state

"a finished product"

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