tide

All Noun
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  • The tide is so strong that it is very difficult to control a boat.
  • The tide carried him to the island then it turned by the time the fight ended.
  • This can be opened only at or near high tide, and then only when sea conditions allow.
  • The tide rose and the water covered them more and more.
  • The ship became a total loss, and her remains are still visible at low tide.
  • This victory marked the turn of the tide in the ground war against Japan.
  • There are approximately six hours and thirteen minutes between each high and low tide.
  • Then the army agreed to serve on half pay until all was tided over. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The tracks can be seen only during very low tide.
  • However, when the tide is too high, access can be limited.
  • These territories were lost again when the tide of the war turned.
  • She could only think of tiding over matters for the time being. Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • No significant land is more than two metres above high water of ordinary tides.
  • Their movements would be held up at times due to rain and high tides.
  • They took up the fight, and eventually turned the tide of the war in the Pacific.
  • It is easy to see why the tide has turned.
  • He could only land and take off between high tides.
  • Along the coast, tides reached up to above mean sea level.
  • However, before long the French became involved in Dutch politics and the tide turned.
  • You might as well as sit in your beach chair and tell the tide not to come in.
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Meaning of tide

  • noun The periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun Something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    a rising tide of popular interest
  • noun There are usually two high and two low tides each day
  • verb Rise or move forward
    surging waves
  • verb Cause to float with the tide
  • verb Be carried with the tide