Synonyms and Antonyms of flush

  1. 1 having a healthy reddish skin tone was flushed after getting out of the hot bath Synonyms blooming, florid, ruddy, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, sanguineRelated Words bronzed, brown, suntanned, tanned; bloomy, blowsy (also blowzy), blushing, flushed, pink, pinkish, warm; cherubicNear Antonyms waxen, waxy; blanched, white, whitened; anemic, sick, sickly; bloodless, cadaverous; whey-faced, white-facedAntonyms 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 even, flat, level, plane, smoothRelated Words exact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, verticalNear Antonyms inexact, irregular, unaligned, warped; undulating, undulatory, wavy; pitted, pockmarked, pockyAntonyms bumpy, coarse, lumpy, rough, uneven, unsmoothed

  3. 3 having active strength of body or mind a flush, healthy man of 65 Synonyms dynamic, energetic, vigorous, gingery, lusty, peppy, red-blooded, robust, vitalRelated Words 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 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 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 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-doRelated Words better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms 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 abounding, abundant, awash, rife, fraught, lousy, replete, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingRelated Words 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 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 abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, flanking, adjacent, fringing, joining, juxtaposed, neighboring, skirting, touching, vergingRelated Words 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 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 nonadjacent, noncontiguous



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 blush, color, bloomRelated Words brightness, brilliance, glow; pinkness, reddishness, redness, rosiness, ruddiness, sanguinenessNear Antonyms 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 blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, bloom, heyday, high noon, prime, salad days, springtimeRelated Words 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 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 agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, outburst, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormRelated Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor



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 irrigate, rinse, sluice, wash, wash out Related Words 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 bloom, color, crimson, blush, glow, reddenRelated Words incarnadine, rouge, ruddle; abash, chagrin, discomfit, disconcert, embarrass, faze, humiliate, mortify

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