Associations to the word «Tide»


TIDE, noun. The periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon.
TIDE, noun. A stream, current or flood.
TIDE, noun. (chronology) (obsolete) (except in liturgy) Time, notably anniversary, period or season linked to an ecclesiastical feast.
TIDE, noun. (mining) The period of twelve hours.
TIDE, noun. Something which changes like the tides of the sea.
TIDE, noun. Tendency or direction of causes, influences, or events; course; current.
TIDE, noun. (obsolete) Violent confluence — Francis Bacon
TIDE, verb. (transitive) To cause to float with the tide; to drive or carry with the tide or stream.
TIDE, verb. (intransitive) To pour a tide or flood.
TIDE, verb. (intransitive) (nautical) To work into or out of a river or harbor by drifting with the tide and anchoring when it becomes adverse.
TIDE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To happen, occur.
TIDE DAY, noun. The interval between consecutive high tides at a given place.
TIDE DIAL, noun. A dial to exhibit the state of the tides at any time.
TIDE GATE, noun. An opening through which water may flow freely when the tide moves in one direction, but which closes automatically and prevents the water from flowing in the other direction.
TIDE GATE, noun. (nautical) A place where the tide runs with great velocity, as through a gate.
TIDE GATES, noun. Plural of tide gate
TIDE GAUGE, noun. A gauge for showing the height of the tide, particularly one continuously updated.
TIDE LOCK, noun. A lock situated between an enclosed basin or a canal and the tide water of a harbor or river, when they are on different levels, so that craft can pass either way at all times of the tide
TIDE LOCKS, noun. Plural of tide lock
TIDE MILL, noun. A mill operated by tidal currents.
TIDE MILL, noun. A mill for clearing lands of tide water
TIDE OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To support or sustain someone, especially financially, for a limited period.
TIDE RIP, noun. A body of water made rough by the conflict of opposing tides or currents.
TIDE RIPS, noun. Plural of tide rip
TIDE TABLE, noun. A table giving the time of when the tide will be high or low at a beach.
TIDE WAITER, noun. Formerly, a customs inspector at a seaport
TIDE WHEEL, noun. A water wheel operated by the ebb and flow of the tide.

Dictionary definition

TIDE, noun. The periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon.
TIDE, noun. Something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea); "a rising tide of popular interest".
TIDE, noun. There are usually two high and two low tides each day.
TIDE, verb. Rise or move forward; "surging waves".
TIDE, verb. Cause to float with the tide.
TIDE, verb. Be carried with the tide.

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo