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Ebb (IPA: /ˈɛb/)


Ebb (n.)

The European bunting.

Ebb (n.)

The reflux or flowing back of the tide; the return of the tidal wave toward the sea; -- opposed to flood; as, the boats will go out on the ebb.

Ebb (n.)

The state or time of passing away; a falling from a better to a worse state; low state or condition; decline; decay.

Ebb (v. i.)

To flow back; to return, as the water of a tide toward the ocean; -- opposed to flow.

Ebb (v. i.)

To return or fall back from a better to a worse state; to decline; to decay; to recede.

Ebb (v. t.)

To cause to flow back.

Ebb (a.)

Receding; going out; falling; shallow; low.

Ebb ()

The reflux of tide water; the retiring tide; -- opposed to flood tide.

Ebb

Painting by Elwyn Lynn

Ebb

Family name

Ebb Synonyms

Wane, Ebbing

Ebb Synonyms

Reflux

Ebb Synonyms

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Ebb Synonyms

Ebb Out, Ebb Off, Ebb Down, Ebb Away

Ebb Synonyms

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Ebb (Last Name / Surname)

Ebb is the #96,368 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 189 people had that surname.

Translations

Ebb in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If there is one constant in the ebb and flow of our island story, it is the character of the British people." - David Cameron

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Pliny hath an odd and remarkable Passage concerning the Death of Men and Animals upon the Recess or Ebb of the Sea." - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Time's waters will not ebb nor stay." - Time


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