Synonyms for ebb
- fading away
- going out
- low tide
- low water
- outward flow
- petering out
Antonyms for ebb
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EBB
He acquired a general knowledge of the ebb and flow of popular stocks.
And with those words his charity towards Spurling began to ebb.
And again and again fell the word, like the ebb of a dying sea.
On the ebb it'll snake you out into the breakers sure as I'm settin' here tellin' you.
It was like the ebb of a broken wave to those who had heard the sea.
He was in the slack water of the soul, when the ebb is spent, before the tide has begun to flow.
In this wise they came at length to Greenwich on the last of the ebb.
The crystal jewels which flash fire, and govern the ebb and flow of the tide.
Ebb and flow and flood-tide have become as difficult as Sanskrit synonyms for me.
It is nigh flood, and we shall want all the ebb to take us round the Caskets.
Old English ebba "ebb, low tide," perhaps from Proto-Germanic *abjon (cf. Old Frisian ebba, Old Saxon ebbiunga, Middle Dutch ebbe, Dutch eb, German Ebbe), from *ab-, from PIE root *apo- "off, away" (see apo-). Figurative sense of "decline, decay" is c.1400.