tide over

verb
tided over; tiding over; tides over

Definition of tide over

transitive verb

: to support or enable to survive temporarily money to tide us over until payday

First Known Use of tide over

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tide over

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“Tide over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tide%20over. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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