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noun
  1. The receding movement of the tide.
  2. A gradual decline
  3. low state, state of depression
  4. The European bunting
verb
  1. flow back or recede
the tides ebbed at noon
  1. fall away or decline
The dying man's strength ebbed away
  1. fish with stakes and nets that serve to prevent the fish from getting back into the sea with the ebb
adjective
  1. low, shallow
The water there is otherwise very low and ebb. (Holland)
ebb tide Tweet Definition of ebb tide Like Definition of ebb tide on Facebook
noun
  1. The period between high tide and the next low tide in which the sea is recede, receding.

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