tire

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtaɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/taɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tīər)

Inflections of 'tire' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tires
v 3rd person singular
tiring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
tired
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
tired
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

tire

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [got, have] a flat tire
  2. learn how to change a (car) tire
  3. don't know how to change a tire
  4. put on the spare tire
  5. the spare tire is in the trunk
  6. the tires are flat
  7. the tires need air
  8. [put air in, inflate] the tires
  9. patch a (hole in the) tire
  10. pump up the tires
  11. need new tires
  12. need to [change, replace] the tires
  13. rotate the (car) tires
  14. a [car, bike] tire
  15. [winter, racing, all-terrain] tires
  16. put chains on the tires
  17. the [front, rear] tire blew
  18. the tire has a puncture in it
  19. pull a [nail, thorn] out of the tire
  20. the tires are worn (down)
  21. the tire's tread is worn (down)
  22. felt [oversteer, understeer] on the tires
v
  1. (never) tire of [hearing, seeing, this]
  2. tire [easily, quickly, frequently]
  3. she tired after [30 minutes]
  4. began to tire (after)
  5. the [walk, run, workout, sun] tired me (out)
  6. [running, this discussion, he] tires me out
n as adj
  1. a tire [pump, patch]
  2. tire [repairs, repair kits]
  3. put on tire chains
  4. the tire tread
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