Translation of "tide" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /taɪd/ us /taɪd/

tide noun (SEA)

B2 [ C ] the rise and fall of the sea that happens twice every day

high/low tide 高/低潮
The tide is out/in. 潮退了/涨了。

More examples

  • Most people are completely clueless about tide directions and weather conditions.
  • The tide comes in very quickly here and you can soon find yourself stranded.
  • Is the tide coming in or going out?
  • You can only see the beach when the tide is out.
  • The boat was swept out to sea by the tide.

tide noun (CHANGE)

[ S ] literary a noticeable change in a situation or increase in a particular type of behaviour

We must look for ways of stemming (= stopping) the rising tide of protest. 我们必须想办法阻止日益高涨的抗议活动。


uk / -taɪd/ us / -taɪd/ old use

a period of time

Yuletide 圣诞季节

(Translation of “tide” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)