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English noun: tire

1. tire (artifact) hoop that covers a wheel


SamplesAutomobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air.


Synonymstyre


Broader (hypernym)hoop, ring


Narrower (hyponym)auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre, rubber tire, wagon tire


English verb: tire

1. tire (body) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody


SamplesI'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food.


Synonymsfatigue, jade, pall, weary


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop


Narrower (hyponym)conk out, peter out, poop out, retire, run down, run out, withdraw

2. tire (body) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress


SamplesWe wore ourselves out on this hike.


Synonymsfag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)indispose


Narrower (hyponym)beat, exhaust, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, tucker, tucker out, wash up


Causefatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary


Antonymsrefreshen, freshen, refresh

3. tire (possession) deplete


SamplesExhaust one's savings.
We quickly played out our strength.


Synonymsexhaust, play out, run down, sap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out


Verb groupplay out

4. tire (emotion) cause to be bored


ExamplesThe performance is likely to tire Sue


Synonymsbore


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Antonymsinterest









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