Definitions of mire:
  • noun:   a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
  • verb:   soil with mud, muck, or mire
  • verb:   cause to get stuck as if in a mire
    Example: "The mud mired our cart"
  • verb:   entrap
    Example: "Our people should not be mired in the past"
  • verb:   be unable to move further
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13977)

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