/ ˈtaɪə(r); NAmE / verb , noun
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 ]
- never tire of doing sth
- tire of sth/sb
- tire sb / yourself out
( NAmE ) = tyre :
to check your tire pressure
verb Old English tēorian fail, come to an end , also become physically exhausted , of unknown origin.