1. [ verb ] look at with a fixed gaze
Synonyms: glower

: "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"

Related terms: stare
2. [ noun ] great brightness
Synonyms: brilliance blaze

"a glare of sunlight" "the flowers were a blaze of color"

Related terms: brightness blaze
3. [ noun ] an angry stare
Synonyms: glower
Related terms: stare frown
4. [ verb ] shine with a harsh, uncomfortably brilliant light

"Not even the sea can glare like the sun."

Related terms: shine beat
5. [ verb ] be sharply reflected

"The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface."

Related terms: reflect
6. [ noun ] a focus of public attention
Synonyms: spotlight public_eye limelight

"he enjoyed being in the limelight" "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"

Related terms: prominence foreground
7. [ verb ] shine intensely

"The sun glared down on us"

Related terms: shine beat
Similar spelling:   Glor