Synonyms for ebb

Synonyms for (noun) ebb

Synonyms: ebb, reflux

Definition: the outward flow of the tide

Similar words: flow, flowing

Definition: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)


Synonyms: ebb, ebbing, wane

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

Similar words: decline, diminution

Definition: change toward something smaller or lower

Synonyms for (verb) ebb

Synonyms: ebb

Definition: fall away or decline

Usage: The patient's strength ebbed away

Similar words: recede

Definition: become faint or more distant

Usage: the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older


Synonyms: ebb

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

Similar words: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in

Definition: surround so as to force to give up

Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna


Synonyms: ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb off, ebb out

Definition: flow back or recede

Usage: the tides ebbed at noon

Similar words: fall back

Definition: move back and away from

Usage: The enemy fell back