Meaning of “tide” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “tide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tidenoun [ C ]

us /tɑɪd/

the rise and fall of the sea that happens twice every day:

high/low tide

A tide is also any large change in something, esp. an increase in the amount of something:

The tide of public opinion is turning against the president.

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