tire out

tire out
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To become tired]
Syn. become exhausted, be exhausted, get tired, be overcome; see fail 1 , weary 2 .
2. [To make tired]
Syn. overcome, exhaust, wear down; see defeat 1 , weary 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To make extremely tired: exhaust, fag (out), wear out. Informal: knock out, tucker (out). Slang: do in, poop1 (out). Idioms: run ragged, take it out of. See TIRED.

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