- to assist in getting over a period of difficulty or distress.
- to surmount (a difficulty, obstacle, etc.); survive.
Idioms about tide
Origin of tide1
OTHER WORDS FROM tidetideful, adjectivetideless, adjectivetide·less·ness, nountidelike, adjective
Other definitions for tide (2 of 2)
Origin of tide2
How to use tide in a sentence
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
Bassett was merely tiding over the difficult situation until his wife should be able to deal with it.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
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
Why should I damp the enjoyment of those around by such ill tiding?A Christmas Carol|C. Z. Barnett
Both have their sources in mountain summits where the avalanche thundered forth to solitude the tiding of their birth.
A true and a false tiding jostled in their way out, and after some jangling for precedency, agreed to fly together.
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
Other 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