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
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
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, flooding during high tides has doubled in the United States in the past 20 years.‘It’s a sea change’: How climate went from the back burner to a central issue in this year’s debates|Brady Dennis|October 22, 2020|Washington Post
Edible seaweedEating seaweed has been popular for decades in Asia, and recently, along the West Coast of the US, people have been foraging for fresh marine seaweed at low tide.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean|By Bob McNally/Field & Stream|October 19, 2020|Popular Science
Up to now, she’s managed to navigate the family businesses through the changing tides of the pandemic with a mixture of takeout, dine-in service, and outdoor dining.A Looming Menace for Restaurants: Winter Is Coming|Brenna Houck|October 15, 2020|Eater
After waiting until high tide, when the whale carcass could float, he and his team tied it to a ship.
Together with planetary scientists Antony Trinh and Isamu Matsuyama, both of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Hay calculated the size of the tides that Jupiter’s moons would raise on each other’s oceans.Jupiter’s moons could keep each other warm by raising tidal waves|Lisa Grossman|August 6, 2020|Science News
But so far as England was concerned, the crisis was tided over by the usual method of compromise.The Evolution of Sinn Fein|Robert Mitchell Henry
Clemens and his wife loaned Gillette the three thousand dollars which tided him through his period of dramatic education.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
You have been leal and true to me indeed, and many a black hour have you tided me over since this war' began.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
Her embarrassments have since been tided over and the family fortune saved, at least from total shipwreck.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
But it was believed that the temporary embarrassment might be tided over.Crying for the Light, Vol. 3 [of 3]|J. Ewing Ritchie
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