Definition of Ebb out

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ebb Out

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

Literary usage of Ebb out

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

1. Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., Made on Various Occasions, in the by John Smeaton (1837)
"... for example, to ebb out five or six feet the first day ; the second, to let it ebb out as low as the former; and after this, in the course of the recess ..."

2. Booklets by Sette of Odd Volumes (Book club) (1897)
"ebb out, ebb out, sad Old Year's tide ! Bitter-sweet memories bear away— Dirges of bright young hopes that died : Our ill-starred hopes of yesterday. ..."

3. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1861)
"Notwithstanding the gentle velocity of the stream of ebb out of this estuary, with the duration of flood and ebb nearly alike—conditions under which it had ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"The color began to ebb out of his face. The countenances about him showed a growing interest; and some of them a heightened satisfaction. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1857)
"... and consequently there will be a less quantity to ebb out ; and the scouring effect being thereby lessened, it will be rendered incapable of carrying ..."

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