Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flush

7 senses of flush

Sense 1
flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush -- (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 2
bloom, blush, flush, rosiness -- (a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health)
       => good health, healthiness -- (the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease)

Sense 3
hot flash, flush -- (sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders))
       => symptom -- ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)

Sense 4
flush -- (a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit)
       => poker hand -- (the 5 cards held in a game of poker)

Sense 5
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (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")
       => exhilaration, excitement -- (the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed")

Sense 6
flush, gush, outpouring -- (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")
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Sense 7
blush, flush -- (sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty))
       => reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction -- (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flush

7 senses of flush

Sense 1
blush, crimson, flush, redden -- (turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by")
       => discolor, discolour, colour, color -- (change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored")

Sense 2
flush -- (flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 3
flush -- (glow or cause to glow with warm color or light; "the sky flushed with rosy splendor")
       => glow -- (emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden")

Sense 4
flush, level, even out, even -- (make level or straight; "level the ground")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Sense 5
flush, scour, purge -- (rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank")
       => rinse, rinse off -- (wash off soap or remaining dirt)

Sense 6
sluice, flush -- (irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth")
       => drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse -- (cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face")

Sense 7
flush -- (cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows")
       => water, irrigate -- (supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields")

Antonyms of adj flush

2 senses of flush

Sense 1
flush (predicate) -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA even) -> uneven -- (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain")

Sense 2
affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA rich) -> poor -- (having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret")

Similarity of adj flush

2 senses of flush

Sense 1
flush (predicate) -- (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")
       => even (vs. uneven) -- (being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with); "an even application of varnish"; "an even floor"; "the road was not very even"; "the picture is even with the window")

Sense 2
affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy -- (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")
       => rich (vs. poor) -- (possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles")

Synonyms of adv flush

2 senses of flush

Sense 1
flush -- (squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face")

Sense 2
flush -- (in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table")

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