n. 25B6; verb
the ascent grew steeper and he began to tire : GET TIRED, weaken, grow weak, flag, droop.
the journey had tired him : FATIGUE, tire out, exhaust, wear out, drain, weary, wash out, overtire, enervate; informal knock out, take it out of, do in, fag out, wear to a frazzle; Brit. informal knacker.
they tired of his difficult behaviour : WEARY, get tired, get sick, get bored; informal get fed up, have had something up to here.