tire

To tire is to grow weary or bored with something. As a noun, a tire is the large, rubber ring that surrounds a car's wheel. You might tire from the hard work of changing a flat tire.

When you tire, you need rest, or sometimes just a break: "When I tire of working on my homework, I like to read a book or watch TV for a while." As far as etymology goes, the verb is completely unrelated to the noun. The verb comes from an Old English word meaning "to become or make weary." The wheel-covering tire, on the other hand, was originally a shortened form of attire, "clothing or apparel," from the idea that a tire is, in a sense, clothing for a naked wheel.

Primary Meanings of tire

1.
v
lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
2.
n
hoop that covers a wheel
3.
v
deplete
Full Definitions of tire
1

v lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

“I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food”
Synonyms:
fatigue, jade, pall, weary
Types:
conk out, peter out, poop out, run down, run out
use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
retire, withdraw
lose interest
back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
remove oneself from an obligation
Type of:
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop
grow worse

v exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Synonyms:
fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
Antonyms:
freshen, refresh, refreshen
make fresh again
Types:
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beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
wear out completely
overfatigue, overtire, overweary
tire excessively
frazzle
exhaust physically or emotionally
play
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
kill
tire out completely
Type of:
indispose
cause to feel unwell

v cause to be bored

Synonyms:
bore
Antonyms:
interest
excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
2

n hoop that covers a wheel

“automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air”
Synonyms:
tyre
Types:
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auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire
a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre
a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
wagon tire
a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel
flat, flat tire
a deflated pneumatic tire
radial, radial tire, radial-ply tire
pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
recap, retread
a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
snow tire
an automobile pneumatic tire with deep tread to give traction in snow
tubeless, tubeless tire
pneumatic tire not needing an inner tube to be airtight
Type of:
hoop, ring
a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
3

v deplete

Synonyms:
exhaust, play out, run down, sap
play out
become spent or exhausted
Type of:
consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out
use up (resources or materials)

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