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    gush

    gush - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gush

    Definition
    (noun) a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    Synonyms : flush , outpouring
    Example Sentence
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
    Definition
    (noun) an unrestrained expression of emotion
    Synonyms : blowup , ebullition , effusion , outburst
    Definition
    (verb) gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    Synonyms : spirt , spout , spurt
    Example Sentence
    • water gushed forth
    Definition
    (verb) praise enthusiastically
    Synonyms : rave
    Example Sentence
    • She raved about that new restaurant
    Definition
    (verb) issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
    Synonyms : jet
    Example Sentence
    • Water jetted forth
    • flames were jetting out of the building
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gush

flush : water goes into a hole and gush : water goes out of a hole

when we release water with great pressure from one end of a pipe it tends to gush out from other end.

maybe it is like go in a rush = gush..., water gushes meaning it flows suddenly

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