Synonyms of glow


1. freshness, glow, good health, healthiness

usage: an alert and refreshed state

2. luminescence, glow, luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light

usage: light from nonthermal sources

3. incandescence, glow, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised

4. glow, feeling

usage: a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a glow of regret"

5. glow, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: a steady even light without flames

6. radiance, glow, glowing, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

7. gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency, radiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency

usage: an appearance of reflected light


1. glow, radiate

usage: emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"

2. glow, beam, radiate, shine, look, appear, seem

usage: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

3. burn, glow, shine, beam

usage: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"

4. glow, feel, experience

usage: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts glow"

5. glow, beam, radiate, shine, feel, experience

usage: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"

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Definition and meaning of glow (Dictionary)