tire 1 (tr)
v. tired, tir·ing, tires
1. To grow weary.
2. To grow bored or impatient.
1. To diminish the strength or energy of; fatigue.
2. To exhaust the interest or patience of; bore.
tire 2 (tr)
1. A covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon, fiberglass, or other material and filled with compressed air.
2. A hoop of metal or rubber fitted around a wheel.
tire 3 (tr) Archaic
tr.v. tired, tir·ing, tires
To adorn or attire.
2. A headband or headdress.
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