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.
Words nearby tide
Idioms for tide
Origin of tide1
OTHER WORDS FROM tidetide·ful, adjectivetide·less, adjectivetide·less·ness, nountide·like, adjective
Definition for tides (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), tid·ed, tid·ing. Archaic.
Origin of tide2
Examples from the Web for tides
But the end of Viagra as we know it signals more than just a change in the tides for Big Pharma.
Surely there will be villainous pirates, distracting mermaids, tides change in the new open water chapter of my journey.Lindsay Mills, Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend, Writes ‘All I Feel Is Alone’|Caroline Linton|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Underneath the most placid waters, there are vicious currents and tides, and underwater volcanoes that are constantly erupting.
The tides of the oceans are created by the gravatational pull of the moon.
The ship now shifts slightly with the rise and fall of the low Mediterranean tides, moving about a millimeter an hour.Costa Concordia Mess Widens With Salvage Team, Criminal Probe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Through the breach, foaming and swelling with irresistible power burst the tides of victory.The Air Trust|George Allan England
The height of the tides on the Breton coast varies considerably.Rambles in Brittany|Francis Miltoun
At low spring tides the most beautiful corals and shells are found.The Last Voyage|Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Reflections concerning climate, season of the year, tides, etc.Perseverance Island|Douglas Frazar
Possibly he had concealed it in Mexico, but to combat the institutions of that land was like attempting to stem the tides.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
British Dictionary definitions for tides (1 of 2)
Derived forms of tidetideless, adjectivetidelike, adjective
Word Origin for tide
British Dictionary definitions for tides (2 of 2)
Word Origin for tide
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Idioms and Phrases with tides
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