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Definition 1: an unrestrained expression of emotion - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gush in the sense of this definition

(gush is a kind of ...) expression without words

"tears are an expression of grief" "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

(... is a kind of gush ) a (usually irritating) impulsive and uncontrollable outburst by a problem child or a neurotic adult

(... is a kind of gush ) a fit of weeping

"had a good cry"

(... is a kind of gush ) a sudden outburst

"an explosion of laughter" "an explosion of rage"

(... is a kind of gush ) a sudden outburst of emotion

"she felt a flare of delight" "she could not control her flare of rage"

Definition 2: a sudden rapid flow (as of water) - [noun denoting event]

Samples where gush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he heard the flush of a toilet
  • there was a little gush of blood
  • she attacked him with an outpouring of words

Synonyms for gush in the sense of this definition

(gush is a kind of ...) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

(... is a kind of gush ) a swelling rush of anything

"he rose on the springtide of prosperity"

Definition 3: praise enthusiastically - [verb of communication]

Samples where gush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She raved about that new restaurant

Synonyms for gush in the sense of this definition

(gush is a kind of ...) express approval of

"The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

Definition 4: issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth - [verb of contact]

Samples where gush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Water jetted forth
  • flames were jetting out of the building

Synonyms for gush in the sense of this definition

(gush is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

Definition 5: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet - [verb of motion]

Samples where gush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • water gushed forth

Synonyms for gush in the sense of this definition

(gush is a kind of ...) flow in a spurt

"Water poured all over the floor"

(... is a kind of gush ) flow intermittently

(... is a kind of gush ) spout moist air from the blowhole

"The whales blew"

(... is a kind of gush ) gush or squirt out

"Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"

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