Meaning of TIRE in English

TIRE

/ ˈtaɪə(r); NAmE / verb , noun

■ verb

to become tired and feel as if you want to sleep or rest; to make sb feel this way :

[ v ]

Her legs were beginning to tire.

He has made a good recovery but still tires easily.

[also vn ]

IDIOMS

- never tire of doing sth

PHRASAL VERBS

- tire of sth/sb

- tire sb / yourself out

■ noun

( NAmE ) = tyre :

to check your tire pressure

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WORD ORIGIN

verb Old English tēorian fail, come to an end , also become physically exhausted , of unknown origin.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.