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Definitions for (noun) flush

Main entry: blush, flush Definition: sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

Main entry: flush, gush, outpouring Definition: a sudden rapid flow (as of water) Usage: he heard the flush of a toilet; there was a little gush of blood; she attacked him with an outpouring of words

Main entry: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Main entry: flush Definition: a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit

Main entry: bloom, blush, flush, rosiness Definition: a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Main entry: flush, hot flash Definition: sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)

Main entry: peak, prime, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, heyday, flower, flush Definition: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Definitions for (verb) flush

Main entry: crimson, redden, flush, blush Definition: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame Usage: The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

Main entry: flush Definition: cause to flow or flood with or as if with water Usage: flush the meadows

Main entry: flush Definition: flow freely Usage: The garbage flushed down the river

Main entry: flush, sluice Definition: irrigate with water from a sluice Usage: sluice the earth

Main entry: scour, flush, purge Definition: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid Usage: flush the wound with antibiotics; purge the old gas tank

Main entry: level, flush, even, even out Definition: make level or straight Usage: level the ground

Main entry: flush Definition: glow or cause to glow with warm color or light Usage: the sky flushed with rosy splendor

Definitions for (adjective) flush

Main entry: flush Definition: of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane Usage: a door flush with the wall; the bottom of the window is flush with the floor

Main entry: wealthy, flush, moneyed, affluent, loaded Definition: having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value Usage: an affluent banker; a speculator flush with cash; not merely rich but loaded; moneyed aristocrats; wealthy corporations

Definitions for (adverb) flush

Main entry: flush Definition: squarely or solidly Usage: hit him flush in the face

Main entry: flush Definition: in the same plane Usage: set it flush with the top of the table