Word family noun tiredness adjective tired tireless tiresome tiring verb tire adverb tirelessly
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtiretire1 /taɪə $ taɪr/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive]TIRED to start to feel tired, or make someone feel tired As we neared the summit, we were tiring fast.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say get tired rather than tire:The climbers were starting to get tired. tire of somebody/something tire somebody ↔ out→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tireI felt as if I could run all day without tiring.That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.I won't tire you with a long visit. I just wanted to stop in and see how you were doing.
tiretire2 noun [countable] mountain_bike.jpg TTRthe American spelling of tyre
Examples from the Corpus
tireOn the concrete floor inside are tire tracks, and skid marks where kids have done wheelies or donuts.Commission officials said tire burning is not new to Texas.That can make the tires slippery.Now the tire companies have fought back.
Origin tire1 Old English teorian, tyrian