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English noun: tide

1. tide (event) the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon


Broader (hypernym)periodic event, recurrent event


Narrower (hyponym)ebbtide, flood, flood tide, high tide, high water, highwater, lee tide, leeward tide, low tide, low water, rising tide, slack tide, slack water


Part holonymrip current, riptide, tidal current, tidal flow, undercurrent, undertide

2. tide (event) something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)


SamplesA rising tide of popular interest.


Broader (hypernym)fluctuation, variation

3. tide (time) there are usually two high and two low tides each day


Synonymslunar time period


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period


English verb: tide

1. tide (motion) rise or move forward


SamplesSurging waves.


Synonymssurge


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)course, feed, flow, run


Antonymsebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb off, ebb out

2. tide (motion) cause to float with the tide


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)float


Causetide

3. tide (motion) be carried with the tide


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)be adrift, blow, drift, float









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