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The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Ebb tide.
  • n. A period of decline or diminution: "Insistence upon rules of conduct marks the ebb of religious fervorā€ ( Alfred North Whitehead).
  • verb-intransitive. To fall back from the flood stage.
  • verb-intransitive. To fall away or back; decline or recede. See Synonyms at recede1.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The receding movement of the tide.
  • n. A gradual decline
  • n. low state, state of depression
  • n. The European bunting
  • v. to flow back or recede
  • v. to fall away or decline
  • v. to fish with stakes and nets that serve to prevent the fish from getting back into the sea with the ebb
  • adj. low, shallow
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The European bunting.
  • n. The reflux or flowing back of the tide; the return of the tidal wave toward the sea; -- opposed to flood.
  • n. The state or time of passing away; a falling from a better to a worse state; low state or condition; decline; decay.
  • verb-intransitive. To flow back; to return, as the water of a tide toward the ocean; -- opposed to flow.
  • verb-intransitive. To return or fall back from a better to a worse state; to decline; to decay; to recede.
  • v. To cause to flow back.
  • adj. Receding; going out; falling; shallow; low.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The reflux or falling of the tide; the return of tide-water toward the sea: opposed to flood or flow. See tide.
  • n. A flowing backward or away; decline; decay; a gradual falling off or diminution: as, the ebb of prosperity; crime is on the ebb.
  • n. A name of the common bunting, Emberiza miliaria. Montagu.
  • Not deep; shallow.
  • To flow back; return, as the water of a tide, toward the ocean; subside: opposed to flow: as, the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours. See tide.
  • To return or recede; fall away; decline.
  • Synonyms To recede, retire, decrease, sink, lower, wane, fall away.
  • To cause to subside.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the outward flow of the tide
  • v. flow back or recede
  • n. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
  • v. fall away or decline
  • v. hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
  • Antonym
    flood    flow   
    Verb Form
    ebbed    ebbing    ebbs   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    flowing    flow    fallback    diminution    decline    recede    beleaguer    circumvent    surround    besiege   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    decline    decay    recede    lower    withdraw    retire    sink    decrease    wane    receding   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Deb    Jeb    Web    Webb    celeb    deb    web   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    eddy    alternation    patter    reiteration    throb    attrition    tide    trickle    cadence    strive