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tire



Pronunciation: (tīur), [key]
v., tired, tir•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to reduce or exhaust the strength of, as by exertion; make weary; fatigue: The long walk tired him.
2. to exhaust the interest, patience, etc., of; make weary; bore: Your stories tire me.

v.i.
1. to have the strength reduced or exhausted, as by labor or exertion; become fatigued; be sleepy.
2. to have one's appreciation, interest, patience, etc., exhausted; become or be weary; become bored (usually fol. by of): He soon tired of playing billiards.

n.
Brit. Dial.fatigue.

tire



Pronunciation: (tīur), [key]
n., v., tired, tir•ing.


n.
1. a ring or band of rubber, either solid or hollow and inflated, or of metal, placed over the rim of a wheel to provide traction, resistance to wear, or other desirable properties.
2. a metal band attached to the outside of the felloes and forming the tread of a wagon wheel.

v.t.
to furnish with tires. Also, Brit.,tyre.

tire



Pronunciation: (tīur), [key]
v., tired, tir•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. Archaic.to dress (the head or hair), esp. with a headdress.
2. Obs.to attire or array.

n.
1. Archaic.a headdress.
2. Obs.attire or dress.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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