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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.


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


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


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