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[oh-ver-tahyuh r] /ˌoʊ vərˈtaɪər/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), overtired, overtiring.
to tire to the point of exhaustion; tire out.
Origin of overtire
1550-60; over- + tire1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for overtire
  • overtire air is injected higher up in the furnace to complete the combustion process.
  • One runs into the problem of what to say in order not to repeat concepts, to not overtire people.
Word Origin and History for overtire

1550s, from over- + tire (v.). Related: Overtired; overtiring.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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