Ebb

Adjective

  • low, shallow

    "The water there is otherwise very low and ebb. (Holland)"

Noun

  • The receding movement of the tide.

    "The boats will go out on the ebb."

  • A European bunting, Emberiza miliaria.
  • A low state; a state of depression.
  • A gradual decline.

Verb

  • to flow back or recede

    "The tides ebbed at noon."

  • (transitive) To cause to flow back.
  • to fish with stakes and nets that serve to prevent the fish from getting back into the sea with the ebb
  • to fall away or decline

    "The dying man's strength ebbed away."

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