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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.


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


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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