Meaning of “ebb” in the English Dictionary

"ebb" in British English

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ebbverb [ I ]

uk /eb/ us /eb/

ebbnoun

uk /eb/ 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 lower level, 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:

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(Definition of “ebb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)