Definition of Ebb off

1. Verb. Flow back or recede. "The tides ebbed at noon"

Exact synonyms: Ebb, Ebb Away, Ebb Down, Ebb Out
Generic synonyms: Fall Back
Derivative terms: Ebb
Antonyms: Tide



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ebb Off

eavesdroppingly
eavesdroppings
eavesdrops
eavestrough
eavestroughs
eaw
eazily
eazy
ebastine
ebauche
ebauches
ebb
ebb and flow
ebb away
ebb down
ebb off (current term)
ebb out
ebb tide
ebb tides
ebbed
ebber
ebberman
ebbermen
ebbest
ebbet
ebbets
ebbing
ebbless
ebbs
ebbs and flows

Literary usage of Ebb off

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sailing Directions for Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of by Robert H. Orr, Richardson Clover (1891)
"A similar rip occurs off Quaco Head, occasioned by the tide sweeping round the bay to the southward, and meeting the main streams of flood and ebb off the ..."

2. Nova Scotia Pilot: Bay of Fundy, Southeast Coast of Nova-Scotia and Coast of by United States Hydrographic Office (1918)
"... occasioned by the tide sweeping round to the bay to the southward and meeting the main currents of the flood and ebb off the lighthouse. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"... and. if no fresh industrial openings are off-ird- ed them in the country, they are forced to ebb off the face of the land into the towns, there to swell ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"... and not a navigable stream within the meaning of the statute of 1869, is not above the ebb off great quantities of the water and to reduce the size and ..."

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