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ebb

/eb/
(of the tide) to go out from the land
bajar
The tide began to ebb.
to become less
disminuir, decaer
His strength was ebbing fast.
ebb tide noun the ebbing tide
marea baja , bajamar
They sailed on the ebb tide.
at a low ebb in a poor or depressed state
estar en un punto bajo , estar pasando un bache en la vida
She was at a low ebb after the operation.
on the ebb ebbing or getting less
estar bajando
His power is on the ebb.
Translations of “ebb”
in French descendre, décliner…
in German fallen, versiegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水, (潮)退,(潮)落…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水, (潮)退,(潮)落…
(Definition of ebb from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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