Adjective polished has 4 senses
  1. polished - perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"
    unpolished, raw, rough, unburnished
  2. polished, refined, svelte, urbane - showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
    Antonyms: naive, naif (indirect, via sophisticated)
  3. milled, polished - (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice"
    Antonym: unprocessed (indirect, via processed)
  4. dressed, polished - (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
    Antonym: unfinished (indirect, via finished)
,Verb polish has 3 senses
  1. polish, smooth, smoothen, shine - (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
    --1 is one way to beautify, embellish, prettify
    Derived forms: noun polish3, noun polish1, noun polisher1, noun polishing1
    Sample sentence:
    They polish the glass tubes
  2. polish, refine, fine-tune, down - improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"
    --2 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived form: noun polish2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up - bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
    --3 is one way to perfect, hone
    Derived form: noun polish2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something