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tire 1

 (tīr)
v. tired, tir·ing, tires
v.intr.
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.
v.tr.
1. To diminish the energy or strength; fatigue: The long walk tired me.
2. To exhaust the interest or patience of.

[Middle English tiren, from Old English tēorian, tyrian; see deu-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: tire1, weary, fatigue, exhaust
These verbs mean to cause or undergo depletion of energy, strength, or interest. Tire often suggests a state resulting from exertion, excess, dullness, or ennui: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life" (Samuel Johnson).
Weary often implies dissatisfaction, as that resulting from what is irksome or boring: found the long journey wearying; soon wearied of their constant bickering. Fatigue implies great weariness, as that caused by stress or overwork: "fatigued by an endless rotation of thought and wild alarms" (Mary Wollstonecraft).
To exhaust means to wear out completely, and it connotes total draining of physical or emotional strength: "Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners" (Oscar Wilde)."Following a similar 'tempest' he had ... actually apologized to me for his misbehavior ... Scenes such as I had just been a participant in fractured my spirit, exhausted me" (William Styron).

tire 2

 (tīr)
n.
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.

[Middle English, iron rim of a wheel, probably from tir, attire, short for atire, from attiren, to attire; see attire.]

tire 3

 (tīr) Archaic
tr.v. tired, tir·ing, tires
To adorn or attire.
n.
1. Attire.
2. A headband or headdress.

[Middle English tiren, short for attiren, to attire; see attire.]

tire

(ˈtaɪə)
vb
1. (tr) 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. (intr) to become wearied or bored; flag
[Old English tēorian, of unknown origin]
ˈtiring adj

tire

(ˈtaɪə)
n, vb
(Automotive Engineering) the US spelling of tyre

tire

(ˈtaɪə)
vb, n
an archaic word for attire

tire1

(taɪər)

v. tired, tir•ing. v.t.
1. to reduce or exhaust the strength of; make weary.
2. to exhaust the interest or patience of; bore.
v.i.
3. to have the strength reduced or exhausted; be or become weary or fatigued.
4. to have one's interest or patience exhausted; become bored: to tire of playing games.
[before 900; late Middle English (Scots) tyren (v.), Old English tȳrian, variant of tēorian to weary, be wearied]

tire2

(taɪər)
n.
a ring or band of rubber, either solid or hollow and inflated, or of metal, placed over the rim of a wheel to provide traction or resistance to wear.
[1475–85; perhaps identical with tire3]

tire3

(taɪər)

v. tired, tir•ing,
n. v.t.
1. Archaic. to dress (the head or hair).
2. Obs. to attire or array.
n.
3. Archaic. a headdress.
4. Obs. attire or dress.
[1300–50; Middle English; aph. variant of attire]

tire


Past participle: tired
Gerund: tiring

Imperative
tire
tire
Present
I tire
you tire
he/she/it tires
we tire
you tire
they tire
Preterite
I tired
you tired
he/she/it tired
we tired
you tired
they tired
Present Continuous
I am tiring
you are tiring
he/she/it is tiring
we are tiring
you are tiring
they are tiring
Present Perfect
I have tired
you have tired
he/she/it has tired
we have tired
you have tired
they have tired
Past Continuous
I was tiring
you were tiring
he/she/it was tiring
we were tiring
you were tiring
they were tiring
Past Perfect
I had tired
you had tired
he/she/it had tired
we had tired
you had tired
they had tired
Future
I will tire
you will tire
he/she/it will tire
we will tire
you will tire
they will tire
Future Perfect
I will have tired
you will have tired
he/she/it will have tired
we will have tired
you will have tired
they will have tired
Future Continuous
I will be tiring
you will be tiring
he/she/it will be tiring
we will be tiring
you will be tiring
they will be tiring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tiring
you have been tiring
he/she/it has been tiring
we have been tiring
you have been tiring
they have been tiring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tiring
you will have been tiring
he/she/it will have been tiring
we will have been tiring
you will have been tiring
they will have been tiring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tiring
you had been tiring
he/she/it had been tiring
we had been tiring
you had been tiring
they had been tiring
Conditional
I would tire
you would tire
he/she/it would tire
we would tire
you would tire
they would tire
Past Conditional
I would have tired
you would have tired
he/she/it would have tired
we would have tired
you would have tired
they would have tired

Tire

Late in the nineteenth century, “tire” usually meant the iron rim of a wooden wagon wheel. Only later did “tire” begin referring to the hollow cylindrical cross-section rubber outer portion of bicycle and automobile wheels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tire - hoop that covers a wheeltire - hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire - a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
wagon tire - a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
Verb1.tire - lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
poop out, conk out, peter out, run down, run out - use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out"
retire, withdraw - lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
2.tire - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stresstire - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
indispose - cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"
exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up, beat - wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
overfatigue, overtire, overweary - tire excessively
refreshen, freshen, refresh - make fresh again
3.tire - deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
play out - become spent or exhausted; "The champion's strength played out fast"
deplete, use up, wipe out, eat up, exhaust, run through, eat, consume - use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
4.tire - cause to be bored

tire

verb
1. exhaust, drain, fatigue, weary, fag (informal), whack (Brit. informal), wear out, wear down, take it out of (informal), knacker (slang), enervate If driving tires you, take the train.
exhaust restore, revive, refresh, exhilarate, enliven, energize, liven up, pep up, invigorate
2. flag, become tired, fail, droop He tired easily, and was unable to sleep well at night.
3. bore, weary, exasperate, annoy, irritate, harass, hassle (informal), aggravate (informal), irk, get on your nerves (informal), piss you off (taboo slang) That subject tires me.

tire

verb
1. To diminish the strength and energy of:
2. To fatigue with dullness or tedium:
Translations
pneumatikaunavit
blive trætdæktrætte
rengas
guma
elfáradelfárasztfáradfárasztkifáraszt
タイヤ
타이어
nogurdinātnogurt
pneumatika
pnevmatikautruditiutruditi se
däck
เหนื่อยยางรถ
lastikyor mak
lốp xe

tire

1 [ˈtaɪəʳ]
A. VTcansar
B. VIcansarse
he tires easilyse cansa fácilmente
to tire of sb/sthcansarse or aburrirse de algn/algo
tire out VT + ADVagotar, dejar rendido

tire

[ˈtaɪər]
n (US) = tyre
vtfatiguer
vi
(= get tired) → se fatiguer
(= get bored) → se lasser
to tire of sth → se lasser de qch
tire out
vtépuiser

tire

1
vi
(= become fatigued)ermüden, müde werden
(= become bored) to tire of somebody/somethingjdn/etw satthaben, jds/einer Sache (gen)müde (geh)or überdrüssig (geh)werden; she never tires of talking about her sonsie wird es nie müde, über ihren Sohn zu sprechen

tire

1 [ˈtaɪəʳ]
1. vt (exhaust) → stancare
2. vistancarsi
to tire of sb/sth → stancarsi di qn/qc
tire out vt + advsfinire, spossare

tire2

(ˈtaiə) verb
to make, or become, physically or mentally in want of rest, because of lack of strength, patience, interest etc; to weary. Walking tired her; She tires easily.
tired adjective
1. wearied; exhausted. She was too tired to continue; a tired child.
2. (with of) no longer interested in; bored with. I'm tired of (answering) stupid questions!
ˈtiredness noun
ˈtireless adjective
never becoming weary or exhausted; never resting. a tireless worker; tireless energy/enthusiasm.
ˈtirelessly adverb
ˈtirelessness noun
ˈtiresome adjective
troublesome; annoying.
ˈtiresomely adverb
ˈtiresomeness noun
ˈtiring adjective
causing (physical) tiredness. I've had a tiring day; The journey was very tiring.
tire out
to tire or exhaust completely. The hard work tired her out.

tire

إِطَارُ العَجَلَة pneumatika dæk Autoreifen λάστιχο neumático rengas pneu guma ruota タイヤ 타이어 band dekk opona pneu шина däck ยางรถ lastik lốp xe 轮胎

tire

vt, vi (también to — out) cansarse; Just walking to the bathroom tires him out..Con sólo caminar al baño se cansa.
References in classic literature ?
His love and care never tire or change, can never be taken from you, but my become the source of lifelong peace, happiness, and strength.
The busy fool with his love stories," he muttered, staring back over his shoulder at George Willard's room, "why does he never tire of his eternal talking.
The professor seemed to shrink back in his chair, collapsing like an automobile tire when the air is let out.
Let them burn their powder," said the deliberate scout, while bullet after bullet whizzed by the place where he securely lay; "there will be a fine gathering of lead when it is over, and I fancy the imps will tire of the sport afore these old stones cry out for mercy
The road was mainly a winding path with hoof-prints in it, and now and then a faint trace of wheels on either side in the grass -- wheels that apparently had a tire as broad as one's hand.
Oh, well, that's all right, because a dream does tire a body like everything sometimes.
If the Eternal Ear could ever tire it would have ceased long ere this to listen to Deacon Milliken, who had wafted to the throne of grace the same prayer, with very slight variations, for forty years.
Well, I cannot return to the house," I thought; "I cannot sit by the fireside, while he is abroad in inclement weather: better tire my limbs than strain my heart; I will go forward and meet him.
For, I had by that time come to myself so far, as to consider that I could not go back to the inn and see Drummle there; that I could not bear to sit upon the coach and be spoken to; that I could do nothing half so good for myself as tire myself out.
if on they rusht, repulse Repeated, and indecent overthrow Doubl'd, would render them yet more despis'd, And to thir foes a laughter; for in view Stood rankt of Seraphim another row In posture to displode thir second tire Of Thunder: back defeated to return They worse abhorr'd.
I'll give thee, good fellow, a twelvemonth or twain, To search Europe through, from Byzantium to Spain; But ne'er shall you find, should you search till you tire, So happy a man as the Barefooted Friar.
With all my heart," said the barber; and not caring to tire himself with reading more books of chivalry, he told the housekeeper to take all the big ones and throw them into the yard.