HyperDic: flourish

English > 8 senses of the word flourish:
VERBchangeflourish, boom, thrive, expandgrow vigorously
possessionflourish, thrive, prosper, fly highmake steady progress
contactflourish, brandish, wavemove or swing back and forth
NOUNcommunicationflourisha showy gesture
communicationflourishan ornamental embellishment in writing
communicationflourisha display of ornamental speech or language
communicationflourish, brandishthe act of waving
communicationflourish, fanfare, tucket(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments
flourish > pronunciation
Soundsfler'ihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > flourish: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA showy gesture.
Example"she entered with a great flourish"
Broadergesture, motionThe use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
Spanishadorno, floritura, gesto dramático
English > flourish: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn ornamental embellishment in writing.
NarrowerparaphA flourish added after or under your signature (originally / originally to protect against forgery)
BroaderembellishmentA superfluous ornament
English > flourish: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA display of ornamental speech or language.
Broadergrandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, grandiloquence, rhetoricHigh-flown style
Spanishfloritura
English > flourish: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe act of waving.
Synonymbrandish
Broaderwave, waving, waftureThe act of signaling by a movement of the hand
Verbsflourishmove or swing back and forth
English > flourish: 8 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaning(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments.
Example"he entered to a flourish of trumpets"
Synonymsfanfare, tucket
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadertune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phraseA succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Spanishfanfarria
Catalanfanfara
English > flourish: 8 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGrow vigorously.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe business is going to flourish
Synonymsboom, thrive, expand
NarrowerluxuriateThrive profusely or flourish extensively
reviveBe brought back to life, consciousness, or strength
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
Spanishcrecer, florecer, medrar, prosperar
Catalancréixer, prosperar
English > flourish: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningMake steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsthrive, prosper, fly high
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishacaudalar, crecer, florecer, fly high, medrar, proliferar, prosperar
Catalancréixer, prosperar, surar
English > flourish: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningMove or swing back and forth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsbrandish, wave
Entailshold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
NarrowerwigwagSend a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitar, balancear, blandir, esgrimir, ondear, ondular, prosperar
Catalanbrandar, brandejar, prosperar
Nounsflourishthe act of waving

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