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Meaning of “tire” in the English Dictionary

"tire" in British English

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tireverb [I or T]

uk   /taɪər/  us   /taɪr/
C2 to ​begin to ​feel as if you have no ​energy and ​want to ​rest or go to ​sleep, or to make someone ​feel this way: She's been ​leadingthroughout the ​race, but it now ​looks as if she's tiring. Even ​walking up the ​stairs at ​work tires me these ​days.

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tirenoun [C]

uk   /taɪər/  us   /taɪɚ/
(Definition of tire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tireverb [I/T]

 us   /tɑɪər/
  • tire verb [I/T] (LOSE ENERGY)

to ​cause someone to ​loseenergy, 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 ​becomebored with it: Viewers never tire of ​natureprograms.

tirenoun [C]

 us   /tɑɪər/
  • tire noun [C] (WHEEL)

a ​rubberring, usually ​filled with ​air, that ​fits around the ​wheel of a ​car, ​bicycle, or other ​vehicle: Most ​cars now have ​radial tires.
(Definition of tire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tire”
in Korean 타이어…
in Arabic إطار…
in Malaysian penat…
in French (se) fatiguer…
in Russian шина…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)感到疲勞, (使)感到累…
in Italian gomma, pneumatico…
in Turkish lâstik, araba lâstiği…
in Polish opona…
in Spanish cansar(se)…
in Vietnamese làm cho mệt…
in Portuguese pneu…
in Thai ทำให้เหนื่อย…
in German ermüden…
in Catalan pneumàtic…
in Japanese (車などの)タイヤ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)感到疲劳, (使)感到累…
in Indonesian melelahkan…
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