tire out


tire out
verb
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 2)
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We wore ourselves out on this hike

Syn:
tire, ↑wear upon, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑wear out, ↑outwear, ↑wear down, ↑fag out, ↑fag, ↑fatigue
Ant: ↑refresh (for: ↑tire)
Derivationally related forms: ↑fatigue (for: ↑fatigue), ↑jade (for: ↑jade), ↑wear (for: ↑wear)
Hypernyms: ↑indispose
Hyponyms:
Cause: ↑tire, ↑pall, ↑weary, ↑fatigue, ↑jade
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Sam cannot tire out Sue

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ˌtire ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they tire out he/she/it tires out present participle tiring out past tense tired out past participle tired out] phrasal verb
to make someone feel very tired

All that exercise really tired me out.

Thesaurus: to make someone tiredsynonym
Main entry: tire

Useful english dictionary. 2012.