Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tire
IPA transcription: [t'aɪɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tire, tyre
    Meaning: hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade
    Meaning: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
  • Synonyms: tire, wear_upon, tire_out, wear, weary, jade, wear_out, outwear, wear_down, fag_out, fag, fatigue
    Meaning: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
Usage examples
  • But don't tire yourself.
  • "It would tire them too much," answered the Captain.
  • Old though she was, it seemed impossible to tire her.
  • Requested to say more, he added, "And do not tire of it."
  • And that he is alive at all is doubtful, for his trips do not tire him.
  • Fashions often change among the earth people, who tire quickly of any one thing.
  • Well, if yer ain't enough to tire anybody's patience out, I don't know what is!'
  • No doubt it is to many American children also, yet it is one that no one can ever tire of hearing, so I shall tell it again.
  • Nor did he tire to have me clasped to him; But bore me to the summit of the arch Which from the fourth dike to the fifth is passage.
  • His vixen relished them exceedingly and seemed never to tire of them, so that he increased his order first from one pound to three pounds and afterwards to five.