flush

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Verb[change]

Plain form
flush

Third-person singular
flushes

Past tense
flushed

Past participle
flushed

Present participle
flushing

  1. To flush is to have your skin turn red from fever or emotion.
    The sick boy's face was flushed.
  2. To flush is to clean with a sudden flow of water.
    Heavy rain would flush the rubbish out of the drain.
    He forgot to flush the toilet after using it.

Adjective[change]

Positive
flush

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. To be flush is to be level or even.
    The tiles had to be flush with each other so that people would not trip over them.
  2. (game) Flush cards are all of the same suit.
    In poker he was dealt five hearts, a flush.