See also: tiré, tirë, tíre, tìre, and тире

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English tiren, tirien, teorien, from Old English tȳrian, tēorian (to fail, cease, become weary, be tired, exhausted; tire, weary, exhaust), of uncertain origin. Possibly from Proto-West Germanic *teuʀōn (to cease), which is possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dewH- (to fail, be behind, lag). Compare Ancient Greek δεύομαι (deúomai, to lack), Sanskrit दोष (dóṣa, crime, fault, vice, deficiency).[1]

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

tire (third-person singular simple present tires, present participle tiring, simple past and past participle tired)

  1. (intransitive) To become sleepy or weary.
    • 2012 September 7, Phil McNulty, “Moldova 0-5 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      As Moldova understandably tired after a night of ball chasing, Everton left-back Baines scored his first international goal as his deflected free-kick totally wrong-footed Namasco.
  2. (transitive) To make sleepy or weary.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:tire
  3. (intransitive) To become bored or impatient (with).
    I tire of this book.
  4. (transitive) To bore.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:cause boredom
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TranslationsEdit
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J.P. Mallory & D.Q. Adams, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, s.v. "lack: deu(s)-" (London: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 1997), 343.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English tire (equipment) aphetic form of attire. See German zieren (to decorate).

Alternative formsEdit

  • (rubber covering on a wheel): tyre

NounEdit

tire (plural tires)

  1. (obsolete) Accoutrements, accessories.
  2. (obsolete) Dress, clothes, attire.
  3. A covering for the head; a headdress.
  4. (American spelling) Metal rim of a wheel, especially that of a railroad locomotive.
  5. (American spelling, Canadian spelling) The rubber covering on a wheel; a tyre.
  6. A child's apron covering the upper part of the body, and tied with tape or cord; a pinafore. Also tier.
Usage notesEdit
  • Tire is one of the few words where Canadian usage prefers the US spelling over the British spelling.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

tire (third-person singular simple present tires, present participle tiring, simple past and past participle tired)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To dress or adorn.
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English tire, from Old French tirer (to draw or pull), akin to English tear (to rend).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

tire (third-person singular simple present tires, present participle tiring, simple past and past participle tired)

  1. (obsolete) To seize, pull, and tear prey, as a hawk does.
  2. (obsolete) To seize, rend, or tear something as prey; to be fixed upon, or engaged with, anything.

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

tire (plural tires)

  1. A tier, row, or rank.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

tire

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of tirar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of tirar

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic тире
Perso-Arabic

EtymologyEdit

From Russian тире (tire), ultimately from French tiret.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tiˈre]
  • Hyphenation: ti‧re
  • (file)

NounEdit

tire (definite accusative tireni, plural tirelər)

  1. dash (punctuation mark)

DeclensionEdit

    Declension of tire
singular plural
nominative tire
tirelər
definite accusative tireni
tireləri
dative tireyə
tirelərə
locative tiredə
tirelərdə
ablative tiredən
tirelərdən
definite genitive tirenin
tirelərin
    Possessive forms of tire
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) tirem tirelərim
sənin (your) tiren tirelərin
onun (his/her/its) tiresi tireləri
bizim (our) tiremiz tirelərimiz
sizin (your) tireniz tireləriniz
onların (their) tiresi or tireləri tireləri
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) tiremi tirelərimi
sənin (your) tireni tirelərini
onun (his/her/its) tiresini tirelərini
bizim (our) tiremizi tirelərimizi
sizin (your) tirenizi tirelərinizi
onların (their) tiresini or tirelərini tirelərini
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) tiremə tirelərimə
sənin (your) tirenə tirelərinə
onun (his/her/its) tiresinə tirelərinə
bizim (our) tiremizə tirelərimizə
sizin (your) tirenizə tirelərinizə
onların (their) tiresinə or tirelərinə tirelərinə
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) tiremdə tirelərimdə
sənin (your) tirendə tirelərində
onun (his/her/its) tiresində tirelərində
bizim (our) tiremizdə tirelərimizdə
sizin (your) tirenizdə tirelərinizdə
onların (their) tiresində or tirelərində tirelərində
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) tiremdən tirelərimdən
sənin (your) tirendən tirelərindən
onun (his/her/its) tiresindən tirelərindən
bizim (our) tiremizdən tirelərimizdən
sizin (your) tirenizdən tirelərinizdən
onların (their) tiresindən or tirelərindən tirelərindən
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) tiremin tirelərimin
sənin (your) tirenin tirelərinin
onun (his/her/its) tiresinin tirelərinin
bizim (our) tiremizin tirelərimizin
sizin (your) tirenizin tirelərinizin
onların (their) tiresinin or tirelərinin tirelərinin

FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tire

  1. inflection of tirer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 2Edit

From English.

NounEdit

tire m (plural tires)

  1. (Canada, Louisiana) tire, tyre (of a car, truck, etc)

Etymology 3Edit

tire f (plural tires)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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Further readingEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French tirer (shoot).

VerbEdit

tire

  1. To shoot (hit with a bullet or arrow)

HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tray.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tì.ré/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [tɪ̀.ré]

NounEdit

tìr̃ê m (possessed form tìr̃ên)

  1. tray

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

tire

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of tirar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of tirar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of tirar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of tirar

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tire (third-person singular simple present tires, present participle tirin, simple past tiret, past participle tiret)

  1. to tire

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiɾe/, [ˈt̪i.ɾe]

VerbEdit

tire

  1. inflection of tirar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French tiret.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tire (definite accusative tireyi, plural tireler)

  1. "-" Hyphen-minus symbol, used as a hyphen, minus sign, and a dash.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative tire
Definite accusative tireyi
Singular Plural
Nominative tire tireler
Definite accusative tireyi tireleri
Dative tireye tirelere
Locative tirede tirelerde
Ablative tireden tirelerden
Genitive tirenin tirelerin