(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. 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

Similar word(s): even

2. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

- a speculator flush with cash

Similar word(s): rich, affluent, loaded, moneyed, substantial, wealthy

Sentences with flush as an adjective:

- Sand down the excess until it is flush with the surface.

- He just got a bonus so he's flush today.


1. squarely or solidly

- hit him flush in the face

2. in the same plane

- set it flush with the top of the table


1. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Similar word(s): bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, heyday, peak, prime

Definition categories: time, period

2. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Similar word(s): bloom, blush, rosiness

Definition categories: state, healthiness

3. sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)

Definition categories: state, symptom

4. a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit

Definition categories: group

5. the swift release of a store of affective force

Similar word(s): bang, boot, charge, kick, rush, thrill

Definition categories: feeling, excitement, exhilaration

6. a sudden rapid flow (as of water)

- he heard the flush of a toilet

Similar word(s): gush, outpouring

Definition categories: event, flow, flowing

7. sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

Similar word(s): blush

Definition categories: act, reflex

Sentences with flush as a noun:

- the flush on the side of a peach; the flush on the clouds at sunset

- a flush of joy


1. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

Similar word(s): blush, crimson, redden

Definition categories: body, color, colour, discolor, discolour

2. flow freely

- The garbage flushed down the river

Definition categories: change, course, feed, flow, run

3. glow or cause to glow with warm color or light

- the sky flushed with rosy splendor

Definition categories: perception, glow

4. make level or straight

Similar word(s): even, level

Definition categories: contact

5. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid

- flush the wound with antibiotics

Similar word(s): purge, scour

Definition categories: change, rinse

6. irrigate with water from a sluice

Similar word(s): sluice

Definition categories: change, douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse

7. cause to flow or flood with or as if with water

- flush the meadows

Definition categories: change, irrigate, water

Sentences with flush as a verb:

- The hunters flushed the tiger from the canebrake.

- A covey of quail flushed from the undergrowth.

- Flush the injury with plenty of water.

- The damsel flushed at the scoundrel's suggestion.

- to flush the meadows

- There must be somebody home: I just heard the toilet flushing.

- Blood flushes into the face.