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English definition of “tire”


verb [I/T]  /tɑɪər/ us  

tire verb [I/T] (LOSE ENERGY)

to cause someone to lose energy, or to be without energy: [I] Weakened by the infection, he tires easily. [T] Running tired her. [M] Going up all those stairs tires me out. tire of To tire of something is to become bored with it: Viewers never tire of nature programs.


noun [C]  /tɑɪər/ us  

tire noun [C] (WHEEL)

a rubber ring, usually filled with air, that fits around the wheel of a car, bicycle, or other vehicle: Most cars now have radial tires.
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