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Verb: polish  pó-lish
  1. Make (a surface) shiny
    "polish my shoes";
    - smooth, smoothen, shine
  2. Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    "polish one's style of writing";
    - refine, fine-tune, down [informal]
  3. Bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    "polish your social manners";
    - round, round off, polish up, brush up
Noun: polish  pó-lish
  1. The property of being smooth and shiny
    - gloss, glossiness, burnish
  2. A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    "they performed with great polish";
    - refinement, culture, cultivation, finish, finesse
  3. A preparation used in polishing
Noun: Polish  pow-lish
  1. The Slavic language of Poland
    - Polish language
Adjective: Polish  pow-lish
  1. Of or relating to Poland or its people or culture
    "Polish sausage"

Derived forms: polishes, polished, polishing

Type of: ameliorate, amend, beautify, better, effulgence, embellish, fancify, flawlessness, formulation, hone, improve, meliorate, mend, ne plus ultra, perfect, perfection, preparation, prettify, radiance, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, shine, Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language, smoothness

Encyclopedia: Polish, Hungarian, two good friends