Eb Ebbing

Ebb

Meanings and phrases

ebb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number); ebbing; wane
  2. the outward flow of the tide; reflux

ebb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb away; ebb down; ebb out; ebb off
  2. hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
  3. fall away or decline

ebb away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb; ebb down; ebb out; ebb off

ebb down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb; ebb away; ebb out; ebb off

ebb off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb; ebb away; ebb down; ebb out

ebb out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb; ebb away; ebb down; ebb off

ebb and flow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She describes the album as one of a pleasing ebb and flow.
  • Their histories and migrations are a text book example of the ebb and flow of power and influence.
  • Gildas's description of the state of Britain in his time is useful for understanding the ebb and flow of the Anglo-Saxon incursions.
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