ebb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ebb" in British English

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ebbverb [I]

uk   us   /eb/

ebb verb [I] (WATER)

When the ​sea or tide ebbs, it ​moves away from the ​coast and ​falls to a ​lowerlevel.

ebb verb [I] (FEELING)

If a ​physical or ​emotionalfeeling ebbs, it ​becomes less ​strong or ​disappears: He could ​feel his strength ebbing (away).

ebbnoun

uk   us   /eb/
the ebb the tide when it is ​moving away from the ​coast: We'll ​sail on the ebb.
(Definition of ebb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ebb" in American English

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ebbverb [I]

 us   /eb/
(of the ​sea or ​its tide ) to move away from the ​coast and ​fall to a ​lowerlevel, or, more ​generally, (of something) to ​become less or ​disappear: He could ​feel his ​strength ebbing (away).

ebbnoun [U]

 us   /eb/
the ​tide when it is ​moving away from the ​coast:
(Definition of ebb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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