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tide

 
 
pronunciation:
taId
phrases:
tide over
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the change in the height of the surface of oceans and other large bodies of water that happens about every twelve hours. Tides are caused by the pull of the moon and sun.
definition 2: the flowing of water away from or back onto the land.
The shells were swept away with the tide.
similar words:
wash
definition 3: something like this in its rising and falling current, or drift.
The tide of public opinion turned against the president.
phrase: tide over
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  ocean, water