Synonyms of ebb in English:

ebb


See definition of ebb

verb

1‘the tide ebbed in the afternoon’

SYNONYMS
recede, go out, retreat, flow back, draw back, fall back, fall away, abate, subside
rare retrocede
ANTONYMS

come in

2‘his courage began to ebb’

SYNONYMS
diminish, dwindle, wane, fade away, melt away, peter out, decline, die away, die down, die out, flag, let up, lessen, decrease, weaken, dissolve, disappear, come to an end
deteriorate, decay, degenerate
archaic remit
ANTONYMS

increase, intensify


noun

1‘the rocks were revealed by the ebb of the tide’

SYNONYMS
receding, going out, flowing back, retreat, retreating, drawing back, abating, subsiding
rare retrocession

2‘they welcomed the ebb of the fighting’

SYNONYMS
abatement, subsiding, easing, waning, dwindling, petering out, dying away, dying down, dying out, fading away, de-escalation, decrease, decline, diminution, diminishing, lessening
ANTONYMS

intensification