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  Definition of ebb
  1. the outward flow of the tide
  2. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
  3. fall away or decline; "The patient''s strength ebbed away"
  4. hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
  5. flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"
Similar Words: reflux, ebbing, wane, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off

 

Part Meronyms: ebbtide

 

Derivational Morphology: ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off, decline, go down, wane, ebbing, reflux

 

Anagrams: bee

 

Language Translations:
Danish: ebbe   Dutch: eb  
Esperanto: refluo   Finnish: laskuvesi  
French: reflux   Frisian: ebba  
German: Ebbe   Italian: riflusso  
Russian: отлив   Spanish: reflujo  
Turkish: cezir  
 
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