HyperDic: flush

English > 18 senses of the word flush:
VERBbodyflush, blush, crimson, reddenturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
changeflushflow freely
perceptionflushglow or cause to glow with warm color or light
contactflush, level, even out, evenmake level or straight
changeflush, scour, purgerinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid
changeflush, sluiceirrigate with water from a sluice
changeflushcause to flow or flood with or as if with water
ADVERBallflushsquarely or solidly
allflushin the same plane
NOUNtimeflush, flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescencethe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
stateflush, bloom, blush, rosinessa rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
stateflush, hot flashsudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
groupflusha poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
feelingflush, bang, boot, charge, rush, thrill, kickthe swift release of a store of affective force
eventflush, gush, outpouringa sudden rapid flow (as of water)
actflush, blushsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
ADJECTIVEallflushof a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane
allflush, affluent, loaded, moneyed, wealthy, substantialhaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
flush > pronunciation
Soundsflah'sh
Rhymesblush ... underbrush: 17 rhymes with ahsh...
English > flush: 18 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane.
Examples
  • "a door flush with the wall"
  • "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor"
BroaderevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishalineado
English > flush: 18 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value.
Example "a speculator flush with cash"
Synonymsaffluent, loaded, moneyed, wealthy, substantial
Broaderrichpossessing material wealth
Spanishacaudalado, adinerado, afluente, forrado, próspero, pudiente, rico
Catalanacabalat, adinerat, amonedat, opulent, ric
Nounsflushthe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
Synonymsflower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence
Narrowergolden ageA time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishapogeo, auge, flor
Catalanapogeu, auge
Adjectivesflushhaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health.
Synonymsbloom, blush, rosiness
Broadergood health, healthinessThe state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
Spanishlozanía
Catalanrubor
Verbsflushturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningsudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders).
Synonymhot flash
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishsofocón
Catalanfogot
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit.
Broaderpoker handThe 5 cards held in a game of poker
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 5, feeling
MeaningThe swift release of a store of affective force.
Synonymsbang, boot, charge, rush, thrill, kick
Broaderexhilaration, excitementThe feeling of lively and cheerful joy
Spanishemoción, entusiasmo, excitación
Catalanemoció, entusiasme, excitació
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningA sudden rapid flow (as of water).
Example"he heard the flush of a toilet"
Synonymsgush, outpouring
NarrowerspringtideA swelling rush of anything
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Spanishborbotón, oleada, oleaje
Verbsflushflow freely
flushirrigate with water from a sluice
flushcause to flow or flood with or as if with water
English > flush: 18 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty).
Synonymblush
Broaderreflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Verbsflushturn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
English > flush: 18 senses > adverb 1
Meaningsquarely or solidly.
Example"hit him flush in the face"
Spanishde lleno
English > flush: 18 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn the same plane.
Example"set it flush with the top of the table"
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTurn red, as if in embarrassment or shame.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsblush, crimson, redden
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishabochornar, arrebolar, enrojecer, rosarse, ruborizarse, sonrojarse, sonrojar, sonrosarse
Catalanencarnar, enrogir-se, enrojolar-se, envermellir-se, envermellonar, ruboritzar-se
Nounsflushsudden reddening / reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
flusha rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningFlow freely.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The garbage flushed down the river"
Narrowerwash down, flush downFlow freely
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Nounsflusha sudden rapid flow (as of water)
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningGlow or cause to glow with warm color or light.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"the sky flushed with rosy splendor"
Broaderglowemit a steady even light without flames
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake level or straight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslevel, even out, even
NarrowergradeLevel to the right gradient
strickle, strikeSmooth with a strickle
stricklelevel off with a strickle in a measuring container
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Spanishallanar, igualar, nivelar, uniformar
Catalanallisar, anivellar, aplanar, esplanar, igualar, tapar sots, terraplenar
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningrinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"flush the wound with antibiotics"
Synonymsscour, purge
Broaderrinse, rinse offwash off soap or remaining dirt
Catalannetejar
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningirrigate with water from a sluice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsluice
Broaderdrench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseCover with liquid / liquid
Spanishregar
Catalanregar
Nounsflusha sudden rapid flow (as of water)
English > flush: 18 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningCause to flow or flood with or as if with water.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"flush the meadows"
Cause torun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
NarrowerperfuseForce a fluid through (a body part or tissue)
suffuse, perfuseCause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
Broaderwater, irrigateSupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
Spanishhacer fluir
Nounsflusha sudden rapid flow (as of water)

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