tide

Part of speech:

Tidal.

Part of speech: verb

To carry, as by a tide; to surmount, as a difficulty: followed by over.

Part of speech: noun

The periodic rise and fall of the ocean, due to the attraction of the sun and moon.

Part of speech: noun

A current; stream; drift; tendency.

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Usage examples "tide":

  1. The tide had withdrawn and left her there. - "The Corner House Girls on Palm Island", Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch.
  2. The tide was again almost at the full. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. This, at high tide, would be scarcely a foot above the water. - "As It Was in the Beginning", Philip Verrill Mighels.