verb (used without object), tid·ed, tid·ing.
verb (used with object), tid·ed, tid·ing.
- to assist in getting over a period of difficulty or distress.
- to surmount (a difficulty, obstacle, etc.); survive.
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Idioms for tide
Origin of tide1
OTHER WORDS FROM tidetideful, adjectivetideless, adjectivetide·less·ness, nountidelike, adjective
Words nearby tide
Definition for tide (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), tid·ed, tid·ing.Archaic.
Origin of tide2
Example sentences from the Web for tide
Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor both have boat ramps at the sound’s mouth, but time your trip carefully—an outgoing tide will test your strength.
This is an effort to stem the tide of covid-related illness and death that has swept through nursing homes and assisted-living facilities — 37 percent of all covid-19 deaths as of mid-January.Are the coronavirus vaccines safe for someone with cancer, dementia or MS?|Judith Graham|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
With the tide rising toward stakeholder capitalism, it’s time to leverage tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to make intersectional gender equity a reality, to make stakeholder capitalism a reality, and to catapult our economic recovery.Better use of technology can help us close racial and gender gaps at work|matthewheimer|January 6, 2021|Fortune
“They’re moving slowly in terms of their merger and haven’t had a clear story, but the tides seem to be changing,” said the second agency executive.Change the channel: How ViacomCBS is managing the transition from linear TV to streaming|Tim Peterson|January 5, 2021|Digiday
It all adds up to an anti-globalization tide the world over.
But the tide was turning on this issue, an email from another constituent made clear.
Instead of decorating every face on the street, Google Glass hit a contrarian rip tide.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Objectively, they are not just riding with the tide, but helping to guide its very direction.
But before a new tide of tourists can flow from Miami to Havana, Cuba will need to build more runways.
But then, once this swelling tide has receded, what happens?
His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.Children's Ways|James Sully
They climbed another dune, and came upon the great gray sea at low tide.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It seemed; it truly seemed as if the tide of blue, grey, scarlet specks was submerging the enemy's strongholds.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The blood rushed in a hot tide into the girl's pale wet face, and yet she shivered as if an arrow had pierced her heart.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
We were mere atoms in a vast wave of horn and bone and flesh that bore us onward as the tide floats driftwood.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for tide (1 of 2)
Derived forms of tidetideless, adjectivetidelike, adjective
Word Origin for tide
British Dictionary definitions for tide (2 of 2)
Word Origin for tide
Medical definitions for tide
Scientific definitions for tide
Idioms and Phrases with tide
In addition to the idiom beginning with tide
- tide over
- stem the tide
- swim against the current (tide)
- swim with the tide
- time and tide
- turn of the tide