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tide

 
Noun tide has 3 senses
  1. tide - the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
    --1 is a kind of
    periodic event, recurrent event
    --1 has parts:
     tidal flow, tidal current; riptide, rip current; undertide, undercurrent
    --1 has particulars:
     high tide, high water, highwater; low tide, low water; ebbtide; flood tide, rising tide; leeward tide, lee tide; slack water, slack tide
    Derived forms: verb tide3, verb tide2
  2. tide - something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea); "a rising tide of popular interest"
    --2 is a kind of
    variation, fluctuation
    Derived form: verb tide1
  3. tide, lunar time period - there are usually two high and two low tides each day
    --3 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
Verb tide has 3 senses
  1. tide, surge - rise or move foward; "surging waves"
    --1 is one way to run, flow, feed, course
    Antonyms: ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off
    Derived form: noun tide2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. tide - cause to float with the tide
    --2 is one way to
    float
    Derived form: noun tide1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. tide - be carried with the tide
    --3 is one way to
    float, drift, be adrift, blow
    Derived form: noun tide1
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
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