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Definition of tide verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tide

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//taɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//taɪd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tide
BrE BrE//taɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//taɪd//
 
he / she / it tides
BrE BrE//taɪdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//taɪdz//
 
past simple tided
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪdɪd//
 
past participle tided
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪdɪd//
 
-ing form tiding
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪdɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English tīd ‘time, period, era’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch tijd and German Zeit, also to time. The sense relating to the sea dates from late Middle English. Phrasal Verbstide somebody over (something)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tide