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Synonyms for flash
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash(noun)

    a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  2. flash(noun)

    a momentary brightness

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  3. flash, flashing(noun)

    a short vivid experience

    "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  4. flash(noun)

    a sudden brilliant understanding

    "he had a flash of intuition"

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  5. blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute(noun)

    a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

    "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"

    Synonyms:
    nictitation, second, instant, blinking, flashbulb, pulse, flashgun, eye blink, beat, heartbeat, minute, news bulletin, moment, photoflash, split second, flare, pulsation, winking, flash bulb, wink, nictation, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, blink, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  6. ostentation, fanfare, flash(noun)

    a gaudy outward display

    Synonyms:
    flare, instant, flashbulb, news bulletin, inflation, flash lamp, flashgun, tucket, heartbeat, flourish, pompousness, photoflash, blink of an eye, pretentiousness, pomposity, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, puffiness, ostentatiousness, split second, fanfare, trice, twinkling, splashiness

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  7. flare, flash(noun)

    a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

    Synonyms:
    solar flare, instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, flair, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, flare pass, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  8. news bulletin, newsflash, flash, newsbreak(noun)

    a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  9. flash(noun)

    a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification

    "red flashes adorned the airplane"; "a flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to"

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  10. flash, photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb(adj)

    a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

    Synonyms:
    instant, flashbulb, flashgun, heartbeat, news bulletin, photoflash, split second, flare, flash bulb, wink, newsbreak, flashing, newsflash, jiffy, ostentation, flash lamp, blink of an eye, fanfare, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  11. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(verb)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

    Synonyms:
    forte, crummy, brazen, brazen-faced, chintzy, ratty, audacious, specious, loud, punk, shabby, flashy, meretricious, jazzy, cheapjack, bodacious, inexpensive, tinny, bum, cheap, sleazy, trashy, brassy, insolent, gaudy, garish, tatty, shoddy, sporty, cheesy, tawdry, brasslike, moth-eaten, bald-faced, barefaced, gimcrack, chinchy, showy, tacky, gilded, rubbishy

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  12. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle(verb)

    gleam or glow intermittently

    "The lights were flashing"

    Synonyms:
    scintillate, winkle out, blink away, shoot, scoot, swank, show off, nictitate, blink, winkle, wink, scud, nictate, twinkle, dart, flaunt, dash, ostentate

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  13. flash(verb)

    appear briefly

    "The headlines flashed on the screen"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, ostentate, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, twinkle, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  14. flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swank(verb)

    display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

    "he showed off his new sports car"

    Synonyms:
    twinkle, ostentate, winkle, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  15. flash(verb)

    make known or cause to appear with great speed

    "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, ostentate, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, twinkle, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  16. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot(verb)

    run or move very quickly or hastily

    "She dashed into the yard"

    Synonyms:
    bourgeon, winkle, shoot, swank, burgeon forth, scud, frighten away, sprout, hit, crash, film, smash, wink, rack, take, show off, pullulate, fool, fleet, flutter, scare off, flaunt, scare away, buck, scoot, fool away, ostentate, fritter, dissipate, dart, flit, blink, pall, frivol away, daunt, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, scare, shoot down, snap, photograph, blast, dash, spud, frighten off, pip, tear, twinkle

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  17. flash(verb)

    expose or show briefly

    "he flashed a $100 bill"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, ostentate, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, twinkle, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  18. flash(verb)

    protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal

    "flash the roof"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, ostentate, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, twinkle, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

  19. flash(verb)

    emit a brief burst of light

    "A shooting star flashed and was gone"

    Synonyms:
    winkle, ostentate, shoot, scoot, dart, blink, show off, twinkle, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

    Antonyms:
    tasteful

Wiktionary

  1. flash(noun)

    Synonyms:
    glint, gleam

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  2. flash(noun)

    A popular multimedia platform, most often used for adding animation and interactivity to webpages.

    He flashed the light at the water, trying to see what made the noise.

    Synonyms:
    gleam, glint

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  3. flash(noun)

    Having plenty of ready money

    The light flashed on and off.

    Synonyms:
    glint, gleam

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  4. flash(noun)

    Occurring very rapidly, almost instantaneously.

    The scenery flashed by quickly.

    Synonyms:
    glint, gleam

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  5. flash(noun)

    To make visible briefly.

    A number will be flashed on the screen.

    Synonyms:
    gleam, glint

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  6. flash(noun)

    To flaunt; to display in a showy manner.

    He flashed a wad of hundred-dollar bills.

    Synonyms:
    glint, gleam

    Antonyms:
    aeon

  7. flash(noun)

    To communicate quickly.

    The news services flashed the news about the end of the war to all corners of the globe.

    Synonyms:
    gleam, glint

    Antonyms:
    aeon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flash

    To burn is to subject to the action of fire, or of intense heat so as to effect either partial change or complete combustion; as, to burn wood in the fire; to burn one's hand on a hot stove; the sun burns the face. One brands with a hot iron, but cauterizes with some corrosive substance, as silver nitrate. Cremate is now used specifically for consuming a dead body by intense heat. To incinerate is to reduce to ashes; the sense differs little from that of cremate, but it is in less popular use. To kindle is to set on fire, as if with a candle; ignite is the more learned and scientific word for the same thing, extending even to the heating of metals to a state of incandescence without burning. To scorch and to singe are superficial, and to char usually so. Both kindle and burn have an extensive figurative use; as, to kindle strife; to burn with wrath, love, devotion, curiosity. Compare LIGHT.

    Synonyms:
    blaze, brand, burn, cauterize, char, consume, cremate, flame, ignite, incinerate, kindle, scorch, set fire to, set on fire, singe

    Antonyms:
    cool, extinguish, put out, smother, stifle, subdue

    Preposition:
    To burn in the fire, burn with fire; burn to the ground, burn to ashes; burn through the skin, or the roof; burn into the soil, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flash(n.)

    Synonyms:
    momentary blaze, sudden burst of light

  2. flash(n.)

    Synonyms:
    slang (of thieves and gypsies), cant language

  3. flash(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    emit a sudden light

  4. flash(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    break forth suddenly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flash(n)

    Synonyms:
    gleam, glare, coruscation

  2. flash(n)

    Synonyms:
    instant, moment

  3. flash(v)

    Synonyms:
    glitter, gleam, glisten, coruscate, sparkle

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How to use flash in a sentence?

  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    By decluttering our mind we can liberate mental forces that can inflame inspiring sparks of creativity. A singular flash or a particular flair on an unusual day can arouse a flood of stimulating thoughts. When we take ourselves off guard and our mind-set by surprise we can stir an array of inventive ideas. ("A flair of inspiration" )

  2. Matt Schlapp:

    Conservatives are really hungry for someone who is outside Washington, somebody who has not been on the treadmill of government, someone who will take on Washington and break up all these old models, i think we should move beyond the idea that Donald Trump is a flash in the pan. He is demonstrating that he is a real candidate who has sustained support.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    By the way, guess who thinks that those mistakes took place as well? George W. Bush, yes, I mean, so just for the news flash to the world, if they’re trying to find places where there’s big space between me and my brother, this might not be one of those.

  4. Danny Lavergne:

    Southwestern Louisiana could get 15-20 inches of rain from Harvey. Flash floods warnings went into effect through Thursday as areas along the coast faced tropical storm warnings. Flooding has already taken over localized streets since Sunday, The Weather Channel reported. An emergency response official in a coastal Louisiana parish said the threat of flooding from Harvey's torrential rains could be new ground for us. Harvey has been blamed for at least five confirmed deaths, including a woman killed Monday in the town of Porter, northeast of Houston, when a large oak tree dislodged by heavy rains toppled onto her trailer home. In addition, a Houston television station reported Monday that six family members were believed to have drowned when their van was swept away by floodwaters. The KHOU report was attributed to three family members the station did not identify. No bodies have been recovered. The flooding was so widespread that the levels of city waterways have either equaled or surpassed those of Tropical Storm Allison from 2001, and no major highway has been spared some overflow.The city's normally bustling business district was virtually deserted Monday, with emergency vehicles making up most of the traffic. Most businesses were closed. In Louisiana, Danny Lavergne, director of Cameron Parish's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said approximately 30 roads in the parish were covered with water but remained passable by Monday morning. It's far from being over.

  5. Zack Snyder:

    Batman, unlike Superman or Wonder Woman or Flash is a guy without powers, he's a man ... We all carry around a hero inside of ourselves everyday and it's that guy, the Batman, i think we all owe him (Kane) a debt of gratitude because in that hero that we carry around we realize that the hero is us because he's just a man. So in truth, we're all the Batman.


Translations for flash

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • فلاشArabic
  • миг, блясък, кликам, проблясвам, klikam, показен, крещящ, блясване, примигвамBulgarian
  • záblesk, prozvonitCzech
  • glimt, lyse, skinne, blinke, glimte, blotte, lyn, flotDanish
  • Blitz, blinkenGerman
  • ekbriloEsperanto
  • relámpago, pincharSpanish
  • فلاش, برق, تک‌زنگ زدنPersian
  • välkkyä, vilauttaa, fiini, välähdys, väläys, korea, alakieli, vilaus, vilkkua, purse, vilahtaa, välähtää, pramea, leimaus, leimahdus, väläyttääFinnish
  • s'exhiber, clignoterFrench
  • plathadh, lasairScottish Gaelic
  • ծնգցնելArmenian
  • lampo, balenoItalian
  • פלאשHebrew
  • 閃光Japanese
  • ostentare, coruscare, fulgēreLatin
  • karamu, whakapohane, whakapōhanehaneMāori
  • flitsDutch
  • błyskPolish
  • lampejo, clarãoPortuguese
  • вспышка, вспыхнуть, сверкание, вспыхиватьRussian
  • plamsaj, cimnuti, цимнутиSerbo-Croatian
  • lysa, blotta, skägg, blinka, glimta, blixtSwedish

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