Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To make someone tired

tire

verb

to become tired, or to make someone feel tired

exhaust

verb

to make someone extremely tired and without energy

wear out

to make someone feel very tired

tire out

to make someone feel very tired

finish off

to make someone feel extremely tired

drain

verb

to use so much of someone’s energy or strength etc that they feel very tired or weak

kill

verb

to make you feel very tired

overtax

verb

to make someone tired by forcing them to work too hard

do in

to make someone feel very tired

take it out of you

to need a lot of effort and to make you feel very tired

Word of the Day

resurrection

the occasion on which Jesus Christ was brought back to life after his death, according to the Bible

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog