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English definition of “ebb”

ebb

verb [I]     /eb/
DISAPPEAR (also ebb away) to gradually disappear: She watched her father's life slowly ebbing away.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
SEA When the tide ebbs, the sea flows away from the land.Floods, tides and currents
(Definition of ebb verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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