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
While the pandemic delivery story is undoubtedly one of rising tides lifting all boats, DoorDash’s boat has managed to rise higher than its competitors, taking about 49% of the market share by September 2020 compared to around 34% a year earlier.
While recent ivory bans might be turning the tide—there are now over 80 elephants in the park—recovery takes time, especially among animals as intelligent and long-lived as elephants.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
Despite such a grave outlook, experts say it’s still not too late to turn the tide.Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing. Here’s what it will take to gain control|Tina Hesman Saey|November 11, 2020|Science News
They showed up with instructions tailored to whatever way the tide was shifting.It began on a gold escalator. It may have ended at Four Seasons Total Landscaping.|Dan Zak, Karen Heller|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Others, such as Germany, are hoping a lighter touch can still turn the tide.As COVID spreads across Europe, a weary continent goes back into lockdown|David Meyer|November 7, 2020|Fortune
Thus from Menelaus the youth Telemachus got tiding of his father.The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy|Padriac Colum
Uds-lid: if there come no other tiding the sweetness of this pleasure will prove but bitter to them.
I think there are more ways of tiding over this evil hour than by war, even if we were doubly strong with men and guns.My Kalulu, Prince, King and Slave|Henry M. Stanley
As a means of tiding over a merely temporary crisis, as indeed it was intended by its authors to be, it would have done no harm.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
One or two vessels were tiding it up in the midst of the stream, with a motion scarcely perceptible.
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