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 flushed

2 senses of flushed

Sense 1
flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked -- (having the pinkish flush of health)

INDIRECT (VIA healthy) -> unhealthy -- (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers")

Sense 2
crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed -- ((especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment")

INDIRECT (VIA colored) -> uncolored, uncoloured -- (without color; "pure water is uncolored")

Similarity of adj flushed

2 senses of flushed

Sense 1
flushed, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked -- (having the pinkish flush of health)
       => healthy (vs. unhealthy) -- (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy")

Sense 2
crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed -- ((especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment")
       => colored (vs. uncolored), coloured, colorful -- (having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain")

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