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tire 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/tīr/,
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tires, 3rd person singular present; tired, past participle; tired, past tense; tiring, present participle;
  1. Become in need of rest or sleep; grow weary
    • - soon the ascent grew steeper and he began to tire
  2. Cause to feel in need of rest or sleep; weary
    • - the journey had tired her
    • - the training tired us out
  3. Lose interest in; become bored with
    • - she will stay with him until he tires of her
  4. Exhaust the patience or interest of; bore
    • - it tired her that Eddie felt important because he was involved behind the scenes
Noun
  1. A rubber covering, typically inflated or surrounding an inflated inner tube, placed around a wheel to form a flexible contact with the road

  2. A strengthening band of metal fitted around the rim of a wheel


  1. hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
  2. lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
  3. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
  4. run down: deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
  5. bore: cause to be bored
  6. (tired) depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
  7. A tire (in American English) or tyre (in British English) is a ring-shaped covering that fits around a wheel rim to protect it and enable better vehicle performance by providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock while keeping the wheel in close contact with the ground. ...
  8. (Tired (Beavis and Butt-head Episode)) The following is an episode list for the MTV animated television series Beavis and Butt-head. ...
  9. (Tired (Monkey Majik album)) TIRED was the first studio album by MONKEY MAJIK. It was released on May 13, 2002 as a Limited Edition EP.
  10. (Tired (song)) "Tired" is the fourth release from Adele's number one album 19. It was released only in Spain. Its popularity in this country was due to a Heineken campaign using the song.
  11. King Tirian (born between 2530 and 2535, Narnian time) is a fictional character from C. S. Lewis's fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. He is the protagonist of The Last Battle, in which he is the last King of Narnia, who has to defend his kingdom against subversion and invasion. ...
  12. Accoutrements, accessories; Dress, clothes, attire; Metal rim of a wheel; The rubber covering on a wheel; To dress or adorn
  13. (tired) In need of some rest or sleep; Fed up, annoyed, irritated, sick of; Overused, cliché
  14. (tiring) Action of the verb to tire; That tires or tire
  15. (Tired) Limp, feeble, lackluster.
  16. (Tired) Past its peak of flavor development; old.
  17. (Tired) Wine that is past its peak, lacks fruit and acidity.
  18. (Tired (Cars)) People are exhausted after being run over because they got tired.
  19. (Tired) A tea that is flat. Thus, a "tired tea" is a bad tea, not one that needs to catch up on it's sleep. In plain english, the leaves are stale. And so, once brewed, the leaves don't provide the flavor/aroma that they should. So, a "tired tea" is a very bad tea.
  20. (Tired) Has been strong for a while and will probably fall due to increased supply at current price level (due to e.g. profit taking, technical analysis). Heavy.
  21. (Tired) Not as comprehensive as the Oxford C-E Dictionary, but sufficient for most everyday use. A magnify option would be nice.
  22. (Tired) Said of a wine that has lost all of its qualities either at the time it was bottled or during transport.
  23. (Tired) Term used when a horse races forwardly for some period during the race, then loses ground.
  24. (Tired) Wine that's dull, past its prime, and generally uninteresting.
  25. (Tired) Worn-out, past its prime, describing a wine that is fading. Wines can also be tired from traveling or being subjected to treatments such as racking and fining; these wines recover with rest.