Synonyms of flush


1. flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush, time period, period of time, period

usage: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

2. bloom, blush, flush, rosiness, good health, healthiness

usage: a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

3. hot flash, flush, symptom

usage: sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)

4. flush, poker hand

usage: a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit

5. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, exhilaration, excitement

usage: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

6. flush, gush, outpouring, flow, flowing

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

7. blush, flush, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)


1. blush, crimson, flush, redden, discolor, discolour, colour, color

usage: turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"

2. flush, run, flow, feed, course

usage: flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"

3. flush, glow

usage: glow or cause to glow with warm color or light; "the sky flushed with rosy splendor"

4. flush, level, even out, even, change surface

usage: make level or straight; "level the ground"

5. flush, scour, purge, rinse, rinse off

usage: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"

6. sluice, flush, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

usage: irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"

7. flush, water, irrigate

usage: cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"


1. flush(predicate), even (vs. uneven)

usage: of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane; "a door flush with the wall"; "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor"

2. affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy, rich (vs. poor)

usage: having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"


1. flush

usage: squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"

2. flush

usage: in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"

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Definition and meaning of flush (Dictionary)