Meaning of TIRE in English

TIRE

transcription, транскрипция: [ taɪə(r) ]

( tires, tiring, tired)

1.

If something tires you or if you tire , you feel that you have used a lot of energy and you want to rest or sleep.

If driving tires you, take the train...

He tired easily, though he was unable to sleep well at night.

VERB : V n , V

2.

If you tire of something, you no longer wish to do it, because you have become bored of it or unhappy with it.

He felt he would never tire of international cricket...

= weary

VERB : no passive , V of n / -ing

3.

A tire is the same as a tyre . ( AM )

N-COUNT

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