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1. tide

noun. ['ˈtaɪd'] the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon.

Synonyms

  • flood tide
  • tidal flow
  • rising tide
  • periodic event
  • high water
  • ebbtide
  • rip current
  • low water
  • highwater
  • undertide
  • undercurrent
  • flood
  • riptide
  • recurrent event
  • tidal current
  • slack tide
  • leeward tide
  • low tide
  • slack water
  • lee tide

Antonyms

  • low tide
  • flood tide
  • ebbtide
  • neap tide

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Neap Tide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside

Example sentences of the word neap-tide


1. Noun Phrase
Locations experience more moderate neap tides when the moon and sun are at 90 degrees to one another.

2. Noun Phrase
The result is a neap tide, which occurs about once a fortnight.

3. Noun Phrase
In contrast to spring tides, neap tides are the effect of tidal forces canceling each other.

4. Noun Phrase
Places on Earth experience neap tides seven days after the spring tides occur.

2. tide

noun. ['ˈtaɪd'] something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea).

Synonyms

  • variation

Antonyms

  • empty
  • stand still

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. tide

noun. ['ˈtaɪd'] there are usually two high and two low tides each day.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. neap

noun. a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon.

Synonyms

  • high tide
  • high water
  • highwater

Antonyms

  • springtide
  • neap tide
  • high water
  • high tide

5. tide

verb. ['ˈtaɪd'] cause to float with the tide.

Antonyms

  • fall

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. tide

verb. ['ˈtaɪd'] be carried with the tide.

Synonyms

  • drift
  • blow
  • float

Antonyms

  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle
  • integrate

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. tide

verb. ['ˈtaɪd'] rise or move forward.

Synonyms

  • surge
  • flow
  • course
  • feed

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • worsen
  • decrease
  • influx

Etymology

  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tiden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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