Definition of ebb

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • ebb is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • ebb is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • ebb is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of ebb


  • a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ebbing
    2. wane
  • flow back or recede (verb)

    Examples

    1. the tides ebbed at noon

    Synonyms

    1. ebb away
    2. ebb down
    3. ebb off
    4. ebb out
  • the outward flow of the tide (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. reflux
  • fall away or decline (verb)

    Examples

    1. The patient's strength ebbed away
  • hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb (verb)

See definition of ebb in Merriam Webster

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