Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tide”

See all translations

tide

noun
 
 
/taɪd/
SEA [C] B2 the regular rise and fall in the level of the sea: high/low tide Floods, tides and currents
INCREASE [no plural] an increase in something that is developing: the rising tide of drug-related deathsIncreasing and intensifying
Translations of “tide”
in Korean 조수…
in Arabic مَدّ, جَزْر…
in French marée…
in Turkish gelgitle ilgili, gelgitli, büyük miktar…
in Italian marea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海洋, 潮汐, 潮水…
in Russian прилив и отлив, увеличение…
in Polish pływ, fala…
in Spanish marea…
in Portuguese maré…
in German die Gezeiten(pl.)…
in Catalan marea…
in Japanese 潮の干満, 満ち引き…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海洋, 潮汐, 潮水…
(Definition of tide from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tide” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

nation

a country, especially when thought of as a large group of people living in one area with their own government, language, traditions, etc.

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More