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Meaning & Definition of Mire in English

English

Mire

/maɪr/

noun

1. A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

    synonym:
  • mire
  • ,
  • quagmire
  • ,
  • quag
  • ,
  • morass
  • ,
  • slack

2. Deep soft mud in water or slush

  • "They waded through the slop"
    synonym:
  • slop
  • ,
  • mire

3. A difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from

  • "The country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"
  • "Caught in the mire of poverty"
    synonym:
  • mire

verb

1. Entrap

  • "Our people should not be mired in the past"
    synonym:
  • entangle
  • ,
  • mire

2. Cause to get stuck as if in a mire

  • "The mud mired our cart"
    synonym:
  • mire
  • ,
  • bog down

3. Be unable to move further

  • "The car bogged down in the sand"
    synonym:
  • grind to a halt
  • ,
  • get stuck
  • ,
  • bog down
  • ,
  • mire

4. Soil with mud, muck, or mire

  • "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
    synonym:
  • mire
  • ,
  • muck
  • ,
  • mud
  • ,
  • muck up