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Synonyms for ebb
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ebb, ebbing, wane(noun)

    a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

    Synonyms:
    ebbing, reflux, wane

    Antonyms:
    surge, tide

  2. ebb, reflux(verb)

    the outward flow of the tide

    Synonyms:
    ebbing, reflux, wane

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

  3. ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off(verb)

    flow back or recede

    "the tides ebbed at noon"

    Synonyms:
    ebb off, ebb down, ebb away, ebb out

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

  4. ebb(verb)

    hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb

    Synonyms:
    ebb off, ebb down, ebb away, ebb out

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

  5. ebb(verb)

    fall away or decline

    "The patient's strength ebbed away"

    Synonyms:
    ebb off, ebb down, ebb away, ebb out

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

Wiktionary

  1. ebb(noun)

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  2. ebb(noun)

    low, shallow

    The water there is otherwise very low and ebb. (Holland)

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  3. ebb(noun)

    to fall away or decline

    The dying man's strength ebbed away.

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  4. ebb(noun)

    to fish with stakes and nets that serve to prevent the fish from getting back into the sea with the ebb

    Antonyms:
    flood, flow

  5. ebb(noun)

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ebb

    The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.

    Synonyms:
    abate, decline, decrease, diminish, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ebb

    Synonyms:
    retire, recede, decrease, sick, decline, decay, wane

    Antonyms:
    flow, increase, abound, swell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ebb(n.)

    Synonyms:
    regression, regress, retrocession, retrogression, reflux, refluence, return

  2. ebb(n.)

    Synonyms:
    decline, decay, deterioration, degeneracy

  3. ebb(n.)

    Synonyms:
    decrease, diminution, abatement, decrement, subsidence

  4. ebb(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    recede, retire, flow back

  5. ebb(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    decline, decrease, decay, wane, sink, fall away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ebb(n)

    Synonyms:
    reflux, refluence, decline, wane, deterioration, retrogression

  2. ebb(v)

    Synonyms:
    recede, return, retire, decline, wane, deteriorate, decay

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reflux, eib, valley

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How to use ebb in a sentence?

  1. Bill Stone:

    You are in a place where the U.S. economy is a little softer, at least the data we are getting. I would argue it is still on solid footing, it is just we are in a bit of an ebb and the market is kind of ebbing with it a little bit.

  2. Yunmen Wenyan:

    Men of immeasurable greatness are tossed about in the ebb and flow of words.

  3. Paul Dergarabedian:

    Disney has done a very good job of keeping the ebb and flow of their marketing and information at just the right pace.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Never give up when you strongly believe in something, or deeply love someone, regardless of how adverse it gets and how low you feel at times. Never give up Hope, because the lowest ebb is often the sure sign of tide turning favorably. So, hold on to your Dreams, Beliefs, Values, Love and especially Hope - always!

  5. William Butler Yeats:

    You shall go with me, newly-married bride,And gaze upon a merrier multitude.White-armed Nuala, Aengus of the Birds,Feachra of the hurtling form, and himWho is the ruler of the Western Host,Finvara, and their Land of Heart's Desire.Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood,But joy is wisdom, time an endless song.


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