Definitions of flush

  1. To flow and spread suddenly; to come in haste; to become suddenly red; to be gay, splendid, or beautiful.
  2. To redden; blush.
  3. To deluge with water; wash out.
  4. To drive from cover; start up, as birds.
  5. To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water; as, to flush the meadows; to flood for the purpose of cleaning; as, to flush a sewer.
  6. To cause the blood to rush into ( the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
  7. To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood.
  8. To excite; to animate; to stir.
  9. To cause to start, as a hunter a bird.
  10. To cause by flow; to draw water from, or pour it over or through ( a pond, meadow, sewer, etc.); to cleanse by means of a rush of water.
  11. To cause to blush; excite; clean out with a rush of water; drive from cover: said of game birds.
  12. To cause to blush; to redden suddenly; to cause the blood to rush suddenly into the face; to color; to elate; to elevate; to excite the spirits of; to animate with joy; to wash out or cleanse by drenching with copious supplies of water; as, to flush a sewer, a lane, etc.; in sporting, to cause to start up or fly off; to spring; as, to flush a woodcock.
  13. Make red in the face; excite; fill.
  14. To encourage and excite; elate; chiefly in the past participle.
  15. To make flush or even; often with up.
  16. To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush.
  17. To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
  18. To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
  19. To operate a placer mine, where the continuous supply of water is insufficient, by holding back the water, and releasing it periodically in a flood.
  20. To fill underground spaces, especially in coal mines, with material carried by water, which, after drainage, constitutes a compact mass.
  21. To blush; glow.
  22. To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face; to come in haste; to start; to fly out suddenly, as a bird disturbed; to become suffused; to become suddenly red; to glow; to be gay, splendid, or beautiful.
  23. To become red in the face.
  24. polish and make shiny; " buff the wooden floors"; " buff my shoes"
  25. flow freely; " The garbage flushed down the river"
  26. To cause to blush; to excite the spirits of; to clean out with a rush of water.
  27. To redden; to glow; to blush; to cause redness; to flow suddenly; to flood or inundate with water.
  28. 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"
  29. a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
  30. A sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes.
  31. A suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow.
  32. Any tinge of red color like that produced on the cheeks by a sudden rush of blood; as, the flush on the side of a peach; the flush on the clouds at sunset.
  33. A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.; as, a flush of joy.
  34. A flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed.
  35. A hand of cards of the same suit.
  36. A sudden rush of water; flow of blood to the face; sudden excitement or impulse; a flock of game birds put to sudden flight; bloom; growth; a hand of cards all of the same suit.
  37. A sudden flow of blood to the face; or more generally, the redness of face which proceeds from such an afflux of blood; as, her face was suffused with a crimson flush; hence, any warm coloring or glow, as the reddening of the sky before daybreak; sudden impulse or excitement; sudden thrill or shock, as of feeling; as, a flush of joy; bloom; growth; abundance; a rush or flow, as of a jet or stream of water; in the game of cribbage or poker, a run of cards of the same suit; a flock of birds suddenly started or flushed.
  38. A blush; sudden redness; bloom; glow; abundance.
  39. A heightened color; blush.
  40. Sudden elation.
  41. A blossoming out; bloom.
  42. The act of flushing a bird; a bird or birds startled from cover.
  43. A hand of cards all of one suit.
  44. A sudden gush or rush of water.
  45. A sudden flow of blood to the face; the redness induced; sudden impulse or excitement; bloom; abundance; a run of cards of the same suit; birds suddenly started; a flow of water, as in flushing a sewer; a complete bedding of masonry or brickwork, so as to leave no vacant space.
  46. Sudden glow; redness of the face from an afflux of blood; a sudden flow of water.
  47. squarely or solidly; " hit him flush in the face"
  48. in the same plane; " set it flush with the top of the table"
  49. So as to be level or even.
  50. So as to be level.
  51. In a manner so as to be even or level with.
  52. In manner to be level with. A flush deck, a deck with a continuous level floor from stem to stern.
  53. So as to be even with.
  54. 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"
  55. 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"
  56. 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"
  57. cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; " flush the meadows"
  58. Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
  59. Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
  60. Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint.
  61. Consisting of cards of one suit.
  62. Level with the surface; quite full; abundant; plentifully supplied with money; vigorous.
  63. Fresh; full of vigor; glowing; bright; rich in blossom; exuberant; well supplied with money; having full pockets; as, to be quite flush; having the surface even or level with the adjacent surface; in this sense much used by builders, carpenters, etc., and applied to surfaces which are so placed; for example, the panel of a door is said to be flush, when fixed level, with the margin, and not sunk below it; in the game of cribbage or poker consisting of cards of the same suit; as, a flush hand.
  64. Full of vigor; abounding; having the surface level.
  65. Full; well supplied with money.
  66. Full of life; vigorous.
  67. Fresh; full of vigour; abounding; even or level with, as the water of a river with its banks in time of flood.