Definition of take a shine to
- She really took a shine to her new neighbor.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: to emit rays of light
: to be bright by reflection of light
: to be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished
: brightness caused by the emission of light
: brightness caused by the reflection of light : luster
: brilliance, splendor
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