1. [ noun ] (astronomy) the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
Related terms: periodic_event ebbtide lee_tide flood_tide slack_water low_tide high_tide undertide riptide tidal_flow
2. [ noun ] something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)

"a rising tide of popular interest"

Related terms: variation
3. [ verb ] be carried with the tide
Related terms: float
4. [ verb ] (transportation) cause to float with the tide
Related terms: float tide_over
5. [ verb ] rise or move forward
Synonyms: surge

"surging waves"

Related terms: ebb run billow
6. [ noun ] there are usually two high and two low tides each day
Synonyms: lunar_time_period
Related terms: time_period
Similar spelling:   Tiede