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Synonyms for ebb
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Wiktionary

  1. ebbadjective

    Antonyms:
    flood, flow

  2. ebbnoun

    The receding movement of the tide.

    The tides ebbed at noon.

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  3. ebbnoun

    to fall away or decline

    The dying man's strength ebbed away.

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  4. ebbnoun

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

    Antonyms:
    flow, flood

  5. ebbnoun

    Antonyms:
    flood, flow

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ebb, ebbing, wanenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    ebbing, reflux, wane

    Antonyms:
    surge, tide

  2. ebb, refluxverb

    the outward flow of the tide

    Synonyms:
    ebbing, reflux, wane

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

  3. ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb offverb

    flow back or recede

    "the tides ebbed at noon"

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

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

  4. ebbverb

    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. ebbverb

    fall away or decline

    "The patient's strength ebbed away"

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

    Antonyms:
    tide, surge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ebbnoun

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

  2. ebbnoun

    Synonyms:
    decline, decay, deterioration, degeneracy

  3. ebbnoun

    Synonyms:
    decrease, diminution, abatement, decrement, subsidence

  4. ebbverb

    Synonyms:
    recede, retire, flow back

  5. ebbverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ebbnoun

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

  2. ebbverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ebb":

    reflux, eib, valley

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How to use ebb in a sentence?

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    (C)(P) FEAR- IS THE DRIVING FORCE WHICH FUELS THE EBB AND FLOWS OF ALL THAT IS- AMERICAN SOCIETY. IT IS GENERATIONAL, AND WILL NOT GO AWAY ANYTIME SOON BECAUSE IT IS EMBEDDED WITHIN THE FABRIC AND MINDS OF THOSE WHO ALLOW IT TO GROW AND FESTER. CANCER MAY HAVE A CURE, BUT RACISM DOES NOT.

  2. Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu:

    If this moment is going to be sustained, it will be sustained by artists of the global majority producing their own work, because any time a non-White artist is left to the mercy and morality of a White audience, White producer or White money, then that interest and that level of vulnerability and that level of focus is going to... ebb and flow.

  3. Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani:

    These tensions with the U.S. are not going to disappear, they are just going to ebb and flow.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Every place we visited, American prestige is certainly at a low ebb, and there's a great deal of concern about the Russians raising their profile.

  5. Yunmen Wenyan:

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


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