- 1a narrow line of light, heat, or other energy the sun's rays ultraviolet rays The windows were shining in the reflected rays of the setting sun. see also cosmic rays, X-ray
- 2ray of something a small amount of something good, or of something that you are hoping for synonym glimmer There was just one small ray of hope.
- 3a sea fish with a large, broad, flat body and a long tail, that is used for food Idioms
to sit or lie in the sun, especially in order to get a suntan
catch/get/grab some rays (informal)jump to other results
a person or thing that makes life brighter or more cheerful
a ray of sunshine (informal)jump to other results