tire


tire
tire1 [taıə US taır] v
[: Old English; Origin: teorian, tyrian]
[I and T]
to start to feel tired, or make someone feel tired
As we neared the summit, we were tiring fast.
tire of / [tire of sb/sth] phr v
1.) to become bored with someone or something
Sooner or later he'll tire of politics.
2.) never tire of doing sth
to enjoy doing something again and again, especially in a way that annoys other people
He never tires of talking about the good old days.
tire out [tire sb<=>out] phr v
to make someone very tired
All that walking tired me out.
tire 2
tire2 n
↑tire, ↑lock, ↑spoke, ↑reflector, ↑tyre, ↑pedal, ↑handlebars
the American spelling of ↑tyre

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  • tiré — tiré, ée (ti ré, rée) part. passé de tirer. 1°   Mû, amené vers soi ou après soi. La voiture tirée par les chevaux. 2°   Tiré à quatre chevaux, écartelé.    Par un jeu de mots qui est une allusion à ce supplice. •   Il [le gazetier Marin devenu… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Tire — Tire, n. [Aphetic form of attire; OE. tir, a tir. See {Attire}.] 1. Attire; apparel. [Archaic] Having rich tire about you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A covering for the head; a headdress. [1913 Webster] On her head she wore a tire of gold. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tire-l'œil — ⇒TIRE L ŒIL, subst. masc. inv. Vieilli, fam. A. Ce qui attire le regard, l attention. Un homme comme tout le monde sans une taie, une bosse, un tire l œil, n aurait pas fait son affaire (VALLÈS, J. Vingtras, Insurgé, 1885, p. 78). B. Caractère de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tire — vb Tire, weary, fatigue, exhaust, jade, fag, tucker can all mean to make or in some cases to become disinclined or unable to continue because of loss of strength or endurance. Tire is the general and ordinary word and usually implies the draining …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Tire Me — Chanson par Rage Against the Machine extrait de l’album Evil Empire Pays  États Unis Sorti …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • tire — (of a wheel) see tyre. tyre, tire The standard spelling for a wheel s rubber covering is tyre in BrE and tire in AmE. Tire is the older spelling, and may be related to the word attire, a tyre being regarded as a form of ‘clothing’ for the wheel …   Modern English usage