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  Definition of polish
  1. the property of being smooth and shiny
  2. the Slavic language of Poland
  3. 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
  4. a preparation used in polishing
  5. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
  6. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one''s style of writing"
  7. (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
  8. of or relating to Poland or its people or culture; "Polish sausage"
Similar Words: gloss, glossiness, burnish, Polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish, round, round off, polish up, brush up, refine, fine-tune, down, smooth, smoothen, shine

 

Hyponyms: French polish, glaze, shoe polish, blacking, Simoniz, overrefine, over-refine, educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise, Simonize, Simonise, slick, sleek, buff, burnish, furbish, flush, gloss

 

Pertainyms: Poland, Republic of Poland, Polska

 

Entailments: rub

 

Derivational Morphology: buff, burnish, furbish, flush, gloss, smooth, smoothen, shine, educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise, refine, fine-tune, down, round, round off, polish up, brush up, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish, elaboration, refiner, shining, polishing, glossiness, buffer, polisher

 

Anagrams: Pholis

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: Pools   Albanian: Polonisht  
Armenian: լեհական and լեհերեն   Basque: poloniera  
Belarusian: польская   Breton: poloneg and poloniat  
Bulgarian: полски   Catalan: polonès  
Chinese: 擦亮 and 波蘭語 and 波兰的   Croatian: poljski jezik  
Danish: polere and Polsk and pudsecreme   Dutch: poets and polijsten and Pools  
Esperanto: pola and poluri and polurilo   Estonian: Poola  
Finnish: kiillote and kiillottaa and puola and puolalainen   French: polir and polonais and vernis  
Frisian: Poalsk   Galician: polaco  
Georgian: პოლონური   German: polieren and Politur and Polnisch  
Greek: πολωνικός and πολωνικά   Hebrew: פולנית  
Hindi: पोलिश   Hungarian: kifényesíteni and lengyel  
Icelandic: Pólska   Indonesian: bahasa polandia  
Interlingua: polir and polonese   Irish: Polainnis  
Italian: lucidare and lucido and polacco   Japanese: ポーランド and ポーランド語 and 研磨剤 and 磨く  
Korean: 닥다 and 폴란드어   Latvian: Poļu  
Lithuanian: Lenkų   Macedonian: полски  
Malay: Poland   Maltese: Pollakk  
Norwegian: polsk   Polish: język pl and pasta and polerować and polski  
Portuguese: cera and polir and polonês   Romanian: polonez and poloneză  
Russian: полировать and польский   Serbian: Пољски  
Slovak: Poľský   Slovene: poljski and poljščina  
Spanish: betún and polaco and pulir   Swahili: Kipolandi  
Swedish: polera and polityr and polsk and polska   Tamil: போலிஷ்  
Turkish: Lehçe   Ukrainian: польський  
Vietnamese: tiếng Ba-lan   Welsh: Pwyleg  
 
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