Definition of Tire in English :

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Tire meaning in English

Meaning of Tire in English

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Tire pronunciation in English

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1. tire, tyre

hoop that covers a wheel

Example Sentences:
'automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air'


2. fatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary

lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

Example Sentences:
'I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food'

3. fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary

exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Example Sentences:
'We wore ourselves out on this hike'

4. exhaust, play out, run down, sap, tire


Example Sentences:
'exhaust one's savings'
'We quickly played out our strength'

5. bore, tire

cause to be bored

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of tire
1. (transitive)
to reduce the energy of, esp by exertion; weary
2. (tr; often passive)
to reduce the tolerance of; bore or irritate
I'm tired of the children's chatter
3. (intransitive)
to become wearied or bored; flag
noun, verb
the US spelling of tyre
verb, noun
an archaic word for attire

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


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verb intransitiveWord forms: tired or ˈtiring
to become in need of rest; become weary or fatigued through exertion
to lose interest or patience; become bored or impatient
usually with of
verb transitive
to diminish the strength of by exertion, etc.; fatigue; weary
often with out
to diminish the patience or interest of, as by dull talk, etc.; make weary; bore
a hoop of iron or rubber around the wheel of a vehicle, forming the tread
an inflatable, vulcanized rubber or synthetic casing sealed to a wheel rim by a specified pressure and designed to reduce shock, improve traction and handling, etc.; tubeless tire: it has replaced the tube-type tire which contains a separate, soft, thin rubber inner tube to hold the air
see also radial (ply) tire
verb transitiveWord forms: tired or ˈtiring
to furnish with tires
verb transitiveWord forms: tired or ˈtiring
to attire or dress
a woman's headdress

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of tire
v. tired, tir·ing, tires
1. To lose energy or strength; grow weary: When you're sick, you tend to tire easily.
2. To grow bored or impatient: The audience tired after the first 30 minutes of the movie.
1. To diminish the energy or strength; fatigue: The long walk tired me.
2. To exhaust the interest or patience of.
1. A covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon, fiberglass, or other material and filled with compressed air.
2. A hoop of metal or rubber fitted around a wheel.
tr.v. tired, tir·ing, tires
To adorn or attire.
1. Attire.
2. A headband or headdress.

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