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Language: Old English
Origin: teorian, tyrian

tire

1 verb
     
tire1
[intransitive and transitive] to start to feel tired, or make someone feel tired:
As we neared the summit, we were tiring fast.

tire of somebody/something

phrasal verb
1 to become bored with someone or something:
Sooner or later he'll tire of politics.
2

never tire of doing something

to enjoy doing something again and again, especially in a way that annoys other people:
He never tires of talking about the good old days.

tire somebody ↔ out

phrasal verb
to make someone very tired:
All that walking tired me out.

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