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Tide appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Saw tide rose? So red it was.
  • Edith, cold-eyed, eyed loch tide.
  • Regal as tide Kramer remarked. "It's a lager."
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Tide is sometimes a misspelling of tied.

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Definition of the noun tide

What does tide mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tides

  1. the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  2. something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • example: a rising tide of popular interest
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic words: fluctuation / variation = an instance of change
  3. there are usually two high and two low tides each day

Alternative definition of the noun tide


  1. The periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon.
  2. A stream, current or flood.
  3. [context: chronology, obsolete, except in liturgy] Time, notably anniversary, period or season linked to an ecclesiastical feast.
  4. [mining] The period of twelve hours.
  5. Something which changes like the tides of the sea.
  6. Tendency or direction of causes, influences, or events; course; current.
  7. [obsolete] Violent confluence — Francis Bacon

Definition of the verb tide

What does tide mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: tided | tiding | tides

  1. rise or move forward
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of tide: surge
    • antonym of tide: ebb
    • more generic words: course / feed / flow / run = move along, of liquids
  2. cause to float with the tide
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: float = set afloat
  3. be carried with the tide
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic terms: be adrift / blow / drift / float = be in motion due to some air or water current


  1. Tide is the brand-name of a laundry detergent manufactured by Procter & Gamble, first introduced in 1946.
  2. Tide ASA is a public transport company in Hordaland, Norway which resulted from the merger of Gaia Trafikk and Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap. The company provides the public transit network in the city of Bergen, and most of the bus service in Hordaland on contract with Skyss. Tide also runs the buses in northern Rogaland on contract with Kolumbus.
  3. Tide is a record label.


Who is Tide?

Tide a.k.a. Ekkapun Bunluerit is a Thai actor and an identical twin brother of Thai actor Bin Bunluerit.


Tide is a musical group.

  • albums: "Seven Days", "Regeneration", "No. 4"


Tide is a fictional character from the 1990 film Days of Being Wild.


"Tide" is a 1975 short film written and directed by Heinz Emigholz.


  1. "Tide" is the sixth album by Antonio Carlos Jobim, released in 1970 on A&M Records.
  2. "Tide" is a musical album of Dr. Silvana & Cia.
    • released in (28 years ago)
  3. "Tide" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Tide" is a musical single of Mikal Cronin.
    • released on
  5. "tide" is a musical album of Hiroshi Takano.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  6. "tide" is a musical album of Hiroshi Takano.
    • released on
  7. "Tide" is an award-nominated musical album of Luciana Souza.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  8. "Tide" is a musical album of Polaris.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  9. "Tide" is a musical album of Miles Away.
    • released on
  10. "Tide" is a musical single of Awooga.
    • released on
  11. "Tide" is a composition.
  12. "Tide" is a musical album of Benjamin Ann.


  1. Tide: Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of the Earth.
    • also known as Med Cezir
  2. Tide is an obsolete or archaic term for time, period or season. It survives in compounds such as Yuletide, eventide, shrovetide, Eastertide, noontide, etc.

Phrases with Tide

Phrases starting with the word Tide:

  1. tide day
  2. tide rip
  3. Tide Dial
  4. tide gate
  5. tide lock
  6. Tide mill
  7. tide over

Phrases ending with the word Tide:

  1. -TIDE
  2. to tide
  3. Ebb Tide
  4. lee tide
  5. low tide
  6. red tide
  7. Rip tide
  8. high tide
  9. King tide
  10. neap tide
  11. flood tide
  12. slack tide
  13. Storm Tide

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tide

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Google previewSuperyacht Master (2013)

Navigation and Radar for the Master (Yachts) Certificate by Robert Avis

Ebb tide is a falling tide. A falling tide is said to be ebbing or on the ebb. Equinoctial...

Google previewMinnesota School Journal (1904)

A tide is a cape with a tree on it. Each end of the axis is the south pole and the north pole. The horizon is where the sky and ground seam to meat. The circumference of the earth is the heat, the air, and wind. A strait is an island a little ways from ...

Google previewBasic Coastal Engineering (1997)

by Robert Sorensen

The resulting tide is a long period wave ...

Google previewJournal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years 1810 and 1811 (1815)

by Louis Simond

The sea-mud deposited by the tide is an excellent manure ; and they put as many as 20 to 30 tons on an ...

Google previewPhysical Processes and Measurement Devices (2013)

Environmental Hydraulics by Jean-Michel Tanguy

The astronomical tide is the variation of the sea level caused by the ocean's response to the joint gravitational action of the moon and sun on each molecule of this liquid event. The movements of these stars can be calculated exactly over ...

Google previewAmerican Exodus (2013)

Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival by Giles Slade

John Barry's Rising Tide is an eloquent history of how, in the past, flood events have become occasions for political intrigues and manipulations throughout Louisiana, either in order to retain a population that 100 ...

Google previewThe Tribes of Palos Verdes (2013)

A Novel by Joy Nicholson

“Red tide is a natural occurrence, a surge of tiny onecelled sea organisms called phytoplankton, whichcan unexpectedly proliferateand spreadover alarge area...” The television broadcast goes onall morning, as reporters try to explain to the ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

puahatanga Delta mouth pfiwaiwaha Lagoon at the mouth of a river muriwai Backwater mufiwai Places inland or up a river roto TIDE ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1998)

More Than 600 Science Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Tide. Peeling. Field. Trip. Science skiifs On this delightful field trip, children learn observation, build vocabulary and use fine and large motor skills. Materials Each child will need a pair of rubber boots Many adults will be needed on this field ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

— diurnal tide. diurnal inequality of tides difference between ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The tide is the height of high-water above low- water. This is the interesting circumstance in practice. Many circumstances render it almost impossible to say what is the elevation of high- water above the natural surface of the ocean. In many ...

Google previewEnglish–Maori, Maori–English Dictionary (2012)

by Bruce Biggs

Taipari: high tide. Tai timu: ebb tide. Tai aa:neap tide. Tai hauaauru: west coast. Tai raawhiti: east coast.Tai tokerau: North Auckland. Wai tai: sea water. taiahoaho: light, not dark. taiapa: fence, field, paddock. taiapotia: covet. taiaritia: smash, ...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Tide (1 syl.), the alternate ebb and flow ...

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Quotes about Tide

At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish.
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Scrabble value of T1I1D2E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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