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tire1

tire1

 
pronunciation:
taIr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tired, tires, tiring
definition 1: to use up the strength and energy of; make tired.
The long hike tired us.
synonyms:
exhaust, fatigue, waste, weary
similar words:
drain, overdo, weaken, wind
definition 2: to cause to lose interest or make bored.
The long speech tired everybody.
synonyms:
bore
similar words:
exasperate, exhaust, wear, weary
definition 3: to become weak or sleepy.
She tires quickly when we play ball because she never exercises.
synonyms:
burn out
similar words:
waste, weaken
definition 4: to lose interest or become bored (usually followed by "of").
We tired of her constant complaining.
synonyms:
weary
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