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Ebb

Plural
Ebbs

Ebb (plural Ebbs)
  1. The receding movement of the tide.
  2. A gradual decline
  3. low state, state of depression
  4. The European bunting

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low state, state of depression

  • 2002: A "lowest ebb" implies something singular and finite, but for many of us, born in the Depression and raised by parents distrustful of fortune, an "ebb" might easily have lasted for years. — Joyce Carol Oates, The New Yorker, 22 & 29 Apr 2002

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Infinitive
to Ebb

Third person singular
Ebbs

Simple past
Ebbed

Past participle
Ebbed

Present participle
Ebbing

to Ebb (third-person singular simple present Ebbs, present participle Ebbing, simple past and past participle Ebbed)
  1. to flow back or recede
    The tides ebbed at noon.
  2. to fall away or decline
    The dying man's strength ebbed away.
  3. to fish with stakes and nets that serve to prevent the fish from getting back into the sea with the ebb

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ebb away, ebb down, ebb off, ebb out, reflux, wane

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Ebb (comparative Ebber, superlative Ebbest)
  1. low, shallow
    The water there is otherwise very low and ebb. (Holland)

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ebb c.

  1. low tide

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