To turn red, as from fever, embarrassment, or strong emotion; blush. To glow, especially with a reddish color: The sky flushed pink at dawn. To flow suddenly and abundantly, as from containment; flood. To be emptied or cleaned by a rapid flow of water, as a toilet. To cause to redden or glow. To excite or elate: The team was flushed with the success of victory. To clean, rinse, or empty with a rapid flow of a liquid, especially water: flush a toilet; flush a wound with iodine. To remove or eliminate by or as if by flushing: "The weakness in demand and productivity will at least ... flush out some of the inflation premium that has been built into interest rates\u201d ( Fortune). A flooding flow or rush, as of water. The act of cleaning or rinsing by or as if by flushing. A blush or glow: "here and there a flush of red on the lip of a little cloud\u201d ( Willa Cather). A reddening of the skin, as with fever, emotion, or exertion. A brief sensation of heat over all or part of the body. A rush of strong feeling: a flush of pride. A state of freshness or vigor. See Synonyms at bloom1. Having a healthy reddish color; flushed. Having an abundant supply of money; affluent. See Synonyms at rich. Marked by abundance; plentiful: flush times resulting from the oil boom. Swelling; overflowing: rivers flush with the spring rains. Having surfaces in the same plane; even. Arranged with adjacent sides, surfaces, or edges close together: a sofa flush against the wall. See Synonyms at level. Printing Aligned evenly with a margin, as along the left or right edge of a typeset page; not indented. Direct, straightforward, or solid: knocked out by a flush blow to the jaw. Designed to be emptied or cleaned by flushing: a flush toilet. So as to be even, in one plane, or aligned with a margin.