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View synonyms for overtire

overtire

[ oh-ver-tahyuhr ]

verb (used with or without object)

, o·ver·tired, o·ver·tir·ing.
  1. to tire to the point of exhaustion; tire out.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of overtire1

First recorded in 1550–60; over- + tire 1

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Example Sentences

Don't overtire yourself—don't use improvidently the new strength.

The journey did not overtire me, and change of air had its usual reviving effect.

Above all things, take care of yourself, and do not overtire.

Even if you do overtire the ponies a bit, it doesn't matter now that we are so near Lillooet.

I am so glad I sent the children to help you; do not overtire yourself.'

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