brush

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brush is part of the Basic English 850.
See also toothbrush

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
brush

Plural
brushes

a brush
  1. (countable) A brush is a tool with many thin pieces of plastic to smooth hair and wool.

Verb[change]

Plain form
brush

Third-person singular
brushes

Past tense
brushed

Past participle
brushed

Present participle
brushing

  1. If you brush something, you clean it with a brush.
    I forgot to brush my teeth before going to bed.