Tide vs Tidelike - What's the difference?

tide | tidelike |


As a noun tide

is time.

As an adjective tidelike is

resembling the periodic tides of the sea.

tide

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) tide, from (etyl) . Related to time.

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia tide)
  • The periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon.
  • A stream, current or flood.
  • (rfdate) Let in the tide of knaves once more; my cook and I'll provide.'' — Shakespeare, ''Timon of Athens , III-iv
  • (chronology, obsolete, except in liturgy) Time, notably anniversary, period or season linked to an ecclesiastical feast.
  • (rfdate) And rest their weary limbs a tide
    (rfdate) Which, at the appointed tide , Each one did make his bride
    (rfdate) ''At the tide of Christ his birth —
  • (mining) The period of twelve hours.
  • Something which changes like the tides of the sea.
  • Tendency or direction of causes, influences, or events; course; current.
  • (rfdate) There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.'' — Shakespeare. ''Julius Caesar , IV-iii
  • (obsolete) Violent confluence —
  • Derived terms
    * astronomical tide * atmospheric tide * ebb tide * gravitational tide * high tide * hurricane tide * inferior tide * king tide * land tide * low tide * neap tide * oceanic tide * red tide * rip tide * spring tide * storm tide * terrestrial tide * thermal tide * tidal * tidal wave * tide day * tide crack * tide current * tide dial * tide-driven * tide duty * tide gate * tide gauge * tide harbour, tide harbor * tide hour * tide land * tidelands oil * tideless * tide lock * tide mark * tide mill * tide pole * tide pool * tide power * tide predictor * tide railroad * tide rip * tide rock * tide rode * tide runner * tidesman * tide stream * tide table * tide waiter, tidewaiter * tidewater, tide water * tide wave * tide way * tide wheel * tidy * work double tides * Ascensiontide * Christmastide * Eastertide * Passiontide * Rogationtide * Whitsuntide

    Verb

    (tid)
  • To cause to float with the tide; to drive or carry with the tide or stream.
  • * Feltham
  • ''They are tided down the stream.
  • To pour a tide or flood.
  • ''The ocean tided most impressively, even frightening
  • (nautical) To work into or out of a river or harbor by drifting with the tide and anchoring when it becomes adverse.
  • Derived terms
    * tide over

    See also

    * ebb * flow * neap * spring

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) tiden, tide, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (tid)
  • (obsolete) To happen, occur.
  • What should us tide of this new law? — Chaucer.
  • Synonyms
    * betide, befall

    tidelike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling the periodic tides of the sea.