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1. brush

noun. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] a dense growth of bushes.

Synonyms

  • spinney
  • coppice
  • vegetation
  • brushwood
  • thicket
  • copse
  • brake
  • canebrake
  • flora
  • botany
  • undergrowth
  • underbrush

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • starve
  • unfold
  • pull

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Sage Brush

  • thrush
  • slush
  • plush
  • grush
  • frush
  • flush
  • crush
  • blush
  • rusche
  • rusch
  • pusch
  • nusz
  • mush
  • musch
  • lush
  • lusch
  • kusch
  • hush
  • gush
  • dush
  • dusch
  • cush
  • busche

2. brush

verb. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] rub with a brush, or as if with a brush.

Antonyms

  • fuse

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. brush

verb. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] touch lightly and briefly.

Synonyms

  • sweep
  • graze
  • crease
  • flick
  • touch

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. brush

noun. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • hairbrush
  • sable's hair pencil
  • scrubbing brush
  • handgrip
  • scrub brush
  • bristle brush
  • hold
  • handle
  • bristle
  • toothbrush
  • clothesbrush
  • nailbrush
  • grip
  • paintbrush
  • sable
  • shaving brush
  • bottlebrush
  • scrubber

Antonyms

  • white
  • chromatic
  • nonworker
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. brush

verb. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] clean with a brush.

Synonyms

  • make clean

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. brush

verb. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] sweep across or over.

Synonyms

  • sail
  • sweep

Antonyms

  • string
  • bridle
  • kern

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. brush

verb. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] remove with or as if with a brush.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. brush

noun. ['ˈbrʌʃ'] momentary contact.

Synonyms

  • touch
  • light touch

Antonyms

  • defend
  • spread
  • roughen

Etymology

  • brusshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • broisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. sage

noun. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • common sage
  • clary sage
  • ramona

Antonyms

  • inadvisable
  • backward
  • uninformed
  • off-white

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

10. sage

noun. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom.

Synonyms

  • wise man
  • Hakham
  • mentor

Antonyms

  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

Example sentences of the word sage-brush


1. Noun Phrase
Goats will eat most weeds and brush, including blackberries, poison ivy, sage brush, sapling trees and thistle.

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