Definition of the tide turns
- The team was on a losing streak, but then the tide turned and they went on to win the championship.
: the alternate rising and falling of the surface of the ocean and of water bodies (such as gulfs and bays) connected with the ocean that occurs usually twice a day and is the result of differing gravitational forces exerted at different parts of the earth by another body (such as the moon or sun)
: a less marked rising and falling of an inland body of water
: a periodic movement in the earth's crust caused by the same forces that produce ocean tides
: to flow as or in a tide : surge
: to cause to float with or as if with the tide
: betide, befall
: to cause to move around an axis or a center : make rotate or revolve
: to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)
: to affect or alter the functioning of (something, such as a mechanical device) or the level of (something, such as sound) by such movement
: the action or an act of turning about a center or axis : revolution, rotation
: any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics
: the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction : change of course or posture : such as
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