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Definition of Ebb


  1. The European bunting.
  2. The reflux or flowing back of the tide; the return of the tidal wave toward the sea; -- opposed to flood; as, the boats will go out on the ebb.
  3. The state or time of passing away; a falling from a better to a worse state; low state or condition; decline; decay.
  4. To flow back; to return, as the water of a tide toward the ocean; -- opposed to flow.
  5. To return or fall back from a better to a worse state; to decline; to decay; to recede.
  6. To cause to flow back.
  7. Receding; going out; falling; shallow; low.
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Ebb Translations

ebb in Dutch is eb-
ebb in French is reflux
ebb in German is Ebbe
ebb in Italian is bassa
ebb in Spanish is menguar
ebb in Swedish is avta, ebb, ebb