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Overview of noun ebb

The noun ebb has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ebb, ebbing, wane

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

2. ebb, reflux

(the outward flow of the tide)

Overview of verb ebb

The verb ebb has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off

(flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon")

2. ebb

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

3. ebb

(fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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