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flush

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of flush

  1. 1 having a healthy reddish skin tone was flushed after getting out of the hot bath Synonyms of flush blooming, florid, ruddy, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, sanguineWords Related to flush bronzed, brown, suntanned, tanned; bloomy, blowsy (also blowzy), blushing, flushed, pink, pinkish, warm; cherubicNear Antonyms of flush waxen, waxy; blanched, white, whitened; anemic, sick, sickly; bloodless, cadaverous; whey-faced, white-facedAntonyms of flush ashen, ashy, doughy, livid, lurid, mealy, pale, paled, palish, pallid, pasty, peaked, peaky, sallow, sallowish, wan

  2. 2 having a surface without bends, breaks, or irregularities the flush paneling on the door gives it a very plain and dull look Synonyms of flush even, flat, level, plane, smoothWords Related to flush exact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, verticalNear Antonyms of flush inexact, irregular, unaligned, warped; undulating, undulatory, wavy; pitted, pockmarked, pockyAntonyms of flush bumpy, coarse, lumpy, rough, uneven, unsmoothed

  3. 3 having active strength of body or mind a flush, healthy man of 65 Synonyms of flush dynamic, energetic, vigorous, gingery, lusty, peppy, red-blooded, robust, vitalWords Related to flush animated, brisk, dashing, kinetic, lively, punchy, spirited, sprightly, vivacious; energized, enlivened, invigorated, vitalized; firm, fortified, mettlesome, mighty, powerful, puissant, strong; refreshed, rejuvenated, revitalized; able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, burly, fit, hardy, husky, muscular, robustious, rugged, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile; hale, healthy, hearty, sound; capable, competentNear Antonyms of flush delicate, effete, enervated, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, wan, weak, weakened; impotent, powerless, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, tired; indolent, lackadaisical, languid, lazy; invertebrate, nerveless, soft, spineless, wimpy; ill, unhealthy, unsound, unwell; broken-down, debilitated, decrepit, disabled, wasted, worn-outAntonyms of flush dull, lethargic, listless, sluggish, torpid

  4. 4 having goods, property, or money in abundance she's very flush now that she has her inheritance Synonyms of flush affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, rich, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doWords Related to flush better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms of flush unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms of flush destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken

  5. 5 possessing or covered with great numbers or amounts of something specified a field flush with flowers Synonyms of flush abounding, abundant, awash, rife, fraught, lousy, replete, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingWords Related to flush brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, filled, full, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; clogged, congested, overcrowded, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstuffed, surfeited; alive, animated, astir, bustling, busy, buzzing, humming, livelyNear Antonyms of flush bare, barren, blank, devoid, empty, stark, vacant, void; depleted, drained, exhausted; deficient, incomplete, insufficient, short

  6. 6 having a border in common the front yard's floral border is flush with the sidewalk Synonyms of flush abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, flanking, adjacent, fringing, joining, juxtaposed, neighboring, skirting, touching, vergingWords Related to flush approximate, close, closest, immediate, near, nearby, nearest, next-door, nigh; attached, communicating, connected, connecting, interconnecting, joined, linked, united; bounding, circumjacent, embracing, encircling, enclosing (also inclosing), fencing, rimming, surrounding; marginal, peripheral, tangent, tangential; ambient, encompassingNear Antonyms of flush apart, detached, disconnected, discrete, free-standing, isolate, isolated, removed, separate, single, unattached, unconnected, unlinked; away, distant, far, faraway, far-off, farthest, remote; discontinuous, noncontinuous; broken up, disjoined, dissevered, dissociated, disunited, divided, divorced, parted, ramified, resolved, severed, split, sundered, uncoupled, unyokedAntonyms of flush nonadjacent, noncontiguous


flush

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flush

  1. 1 a rosy appearance (of the cheeks) looked for a flush on her cheeks as evidence of a fever Synonyms of flush blush, color, bloomWords Related to flush brightness, brilliance, glow; pinkness, reddishness, redness, rosiness, ruddiness, sanguinenessNear Antonyms of flush paleness, pallidness, pallor, pastiness, wanness, whiteness; greenishness, greenness, sallowness

  2. 2 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement was in the flush of his youth Synonyms of flush blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, bloom, heyday, high noon, prime, salad days, springtimeWords Related to flush autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivialNear Antonyms of flush decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

  3. 3 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling a flush of patriotic pride Synonyms of flush agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, outburst, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormWords Related to flush blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor


flush

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flush

  1. 1 to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse use this cleaner to flush the drain in the sink Synonyms of flush irrigate, rinse, sluice, wash, wash out Words Related to flush deluge, engulf, flood, inundate, swamp; flow, gush, rush, stream; douche, hose; drench, saturate, soak; douse (also dowse), slosh, splash

  2. 2 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment) he flushed deeply upon hearing the compliment Synonyms of flush bloom, color, crimson, blush, glow, reddenWords Related to flush incarnadine, rouge, ruddle; abash, chagrin, discomfit, disconcert, embarrass, faze, humiliate, mortify



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