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1 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ noun
plural flushes
1 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
noun
plural flushes
Learner's definition of FLUSH
[count]
: redness on a person's face because of emotion, heat, etc.
see also hot flush
: the act of cleaning a toilet with a flow of water : the act of flushing a toilet
: a sudden feeling or strong emotion + of

in the (first) flush of

: in the early and exciting time of (something)
compare 6flush
2 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ verb
flushes; flushed; flushing
2 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
verb
flushes; flushed; flushing
Learner's definition of FLUSH
: to cause a strong flow of water to clean (a toilet)
[+ object]
[no object]
◊ If you flush something down the toilet you get rid of it by putting it in the toilet bowl and flushing the toilet.
[+ object]
: to clean (something) with a flow of water or some other liquid
often + out
: to remove (something) with a flow of liquid
[no object] : to become red in the face because of heat, emotion, etc.
compare 3flush
3 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ verb
flushes; flushed; flushing
3 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
verb
flushes; flushed; flushing
Learner's definition of FLUSH
[+ object]
: to cause or force (someone or something) to leave a hiding place usually + out
sometimes used figuratively
compare 2flush
4 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ adjective
4 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
adjective
Learner's definition of FLUSH
not used before a noun
: even or level with another surface
informal : having a large amount of money often + with
5 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ adverb
5 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
adverb
Learner's definition of FLUSH
: in order to be level or even with another surface + with
: in a very forceful way : in a way that makes very solid contact
6 flush /ˈflʌʃ/ noun
plural flushes
6 flush
/ˈflʌʃ/
noun
plural flushes
Learner's definition of FLUSH
[count]
: a set of cards that a player has in a card game (such as poker) that are all of the same suit (such as diamonds) see also royal flush
compare 1flush
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