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Overview of verb tire

The verb tire has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade

(lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food")

2. (3) tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue

(exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike")

3. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire

(deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength")

4. bore, tire

(cause to be bored)


Overview of adj tired

The adj tired has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) tired

(depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

2. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn

(repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'")

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