There has been an ebb of the dictator's influence in the region in recent years.
Their feelings were at a low ebb after the election.
What caused the ebb of enthusiasm for the space program?
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
The tide seems to be at the ebb now.
The tide pools empty and fill with water according to the ebb and flow of the tides.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1