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English

Alternative spellings

  • tyre (Commonwealth excluding Canada)

Pronunciation

Homophones

Noun

Singular
tire

Plural
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tire ({{{1}}}) (US & Canadian spelling)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The rubber covering on a wheel.

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Verb

Infinitive
to tire

Third person singular
tir

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to tire (third-person singular simple present tir, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To become sleepy or weary.
  2. (transitive) To make sleepy or weary.
  3. (transitive) To dress or adorn.

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French

Pronunciation

Verb form

tire (a form of the verb tirer)

  1. He shoots.

Scots

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtəiər/

Verb

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

Infinitive
tae tire

Third person singular
tires

Simple past
tiret

Past participle
-

Present participle
tirin

  1. To tire.

Turkish

Noun

tire

  1. thread

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