Synonyms & Antonyms : Ebb





Ebb



( Verb )


After the accident in which he lost his left-arm, his fortunes began to
ebb.

Synonyms:

Wane

Decline

Decay

Sink

Recede

Retire

Contextual Examples:

High morals of the olden days are on the
wane due to greater emphasis on material aspects in modern life.

There is a
decline in the real balanced values among the youth.

The patient has been
decaying fast since he developed symptoms of cancer.



Antonyms:

Flow

Increase

Abound

Swell

Contextual Examples:

There is an increased
flow of water in this canal owing to recent rains.

He
increased his speed to overtake the bus.

A number of criminal rackets
abound in all metropolitan cities.




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