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  ( tires    3rd person present)   ( tiring    present participle)   ( tired    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If something tires you or if you tire, you feel that you have used a lot of energy and you want to rest or sleep.  
If driving tires you, take the train...      V n  
He tired easily, though he was unable to sleep well at night.      V  
2       verb   If you tire of something, you no longer wish to do it, because you have become bored of it or unhappy with it.  
no passive   (=weary)  
He felt he would never tire of international cricket...      V of n/-ing  
3       n-count   A tire is the same as a tyre.  
  (AM)   tire out      phrasal verb   If something tires you out, it makes you exhausted.   (=wear out)  
The oppressive afternoon heat had quite tired him out...      V n P  
His objective was to tire out the climbers.      V P n (not pron)  
  tired out      adj  
He was obviously tired out.     
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