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Definition of the noun ire

What does ire mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ires

  1. a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
  2. belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of ire: anger / ira / wrath
    • more generic terms: deadly sin / mortal sin = an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace

Alternative definition of the noun ire


  1. [context: literary, poetic] Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.

Definition of the verb ire

What does ire mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ired | iring | ires

  1. [transitive] To anger; to fret; to irritate.


  1. Ire a.k.a. Irene Montrucchio is a Spanish competitor in synchronized swimming. She won a bronze medal in team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  2. Ire a.k.a. Irena A. Hoffman is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Yuba Ire and Ire Wardlaw.


Ire is a musical group.

  • album: "I Discern an Overtone of Tragedy in Your Voice"


"Ire" is a musical album of Parkway Drive.

  • released on


  1. IRE: An IRE is a unit used in the measurement of composite video signals. Its name is derived from the initials of the Institute of Radio Engineers.
  2. Ire a.k.a. Iresim Language: Yeresiam is an Austronesian language in the putative Cenderawasih of Indonesian Papua. It is not closely related to other languages.
    • also known as Yerisiam, Beduba, Yeresiam language

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ire

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Google previewClinical Dilemmas in Primary Liver Cancer (2011)

by Roger Williams, Simon D. Taylor-Robinson

IRE is a method to induce irreversible disruption of cell membrane integrity resulting in cell death without the need for...

Moreover, because IRE is a non- thermal technique, there appears to be complete ablation to the margin of blood vessels ...

Google previewImaging in Clinical Oncology (2013)

by Athanassios Gouliamos, John A. Andreou, Paris A. Kosmidis

Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) IRE is a nonthermal ablation. The theory behind it is that AC...

Google previewSketch (1901)

A Journal of Art and Actuality

Ire is the leading spirit (in more than one sense of the word) of that excellent institution, the Ilouse of Commons Point-to-Point Steeplechase. Loan SELBORNE Asp Loan ('RANBORNI'L especially the latter when in South Africa, have often ...

Google previewPhotoshop for Video (2012)

by Richard Harrington

IRE is the unit of measurement set forth by the Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers (SMPTE) that measures the overall brightness of your analog video signal. 100 IRE is pure white, 0 IRE is black. JPEG The Joint Photographic ...

Google previewRiding the Range (2006)

by Justin Spelvin, McPaul Smith, Artifact Group, The

ire is a bandit X >;., f| , and '' UNIQUA PABLO TASHA put.

Google previewHermes Mercurius Trismegistus (1996)

His Divine Pymander by Paschal B. Randolph

[iRE is the original Cause ; the Sun is that ; so is Air ; so is the Moon ; such, too, is that pure Brahm, and those waters, and that Lord of creatures. Moments and other measures of time proceeded from that effulgent Person, whom none can ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary (1799)

Including ... I. An Explanation of Difficult Words and Technical Terms ... II. A Pronouncing Dictionary ... : to the Whole is Added a Chronological Series of Remarkable Events ... by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

ire is a kind of artificial ...

Google previewThe Royal Standard English Dictionary (1800)

In which the Words are Not Only Rationally Divided Into Syllables, Accurately Accented, Their Part of Speech Properly Distinguished and Their Various Significations Arranged in One Line; But, Likewise, by a Key to this Work ... it Exhibits Their True Pronunciation ... To which is Prefixed, a Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. To the Whole are Added, the Scripture Proper Names in the Old and New Testaments, Names of the Principal Cities, Rivers, Mountains, &c. in the Known World: Also, the Ancient and Modern Poets, Philosophers, and Statesmen, &c. ... by William Perry

- Effect'ire Able to produce; useful; serviceable, a. In-effect'ice Producing no effect, a. In-sect'ire Able to infect, a. Per- sect'ice Conducive to perfection, a. Object'ire Proposed as an object, a. Adjec-tive What is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

IRE. 5 Grand Jury IRELAND. whicli claimed the bounty, did not .

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Small photo of Langness (IRE) ridden by Jonathan Burke jumps the last fence at Market Rasen Racecourse : Market Rasen, Lincs, UK : 22 April 2018Small photo of Racehorse Northwest Frontier (IRE) ridden by Tony Hamilton in the colours of Sir Robert Ogden winning at Nottingham Races : Nottingham Racecourse, Nottingham, UK : 22 May 2018 : Pic Mick AtkinsSmall photo of Racehorse Tanasoq (IRE) ridden by Phillip Makin wins the 5f sprint Handicap at Thirsk Races : Thirsk Racecourse, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, UK : 19 May 2018 : Pic Mick AtkinsSmall photo of Shady Glen (IRE) ridden by Kielan Woods jumps the last fence and wins the 3m Handicap Chase at Market Rasen Races : Market Rasen Racecourse, Lincs, UK : 11 May 2018 : Pic Mick AtkinsSmall photo of Knighted (IRE) ridden by Kevin Stott & trained by Kevin Ryan winning the 1m Handicap on Ladies Day at Nottingham Races : Colwick Park, Nottingham, UK : 12 May 2018 : Pic Mick AtkinsSmall photo of Knighted (IRE) ridden by Kevin Stott & trained by Kevin Ryan winning the 1m Handicap on Ladies Day at Nottingham Races : Colwick Park, Nottingham, UK : 12 May 2018 : Pic Mick AtkinsSmall photo of Caliburn (IRE) ridden by Josephine Gordon and trained by Hugo Palmer on the track prior to the Novice Stakes at Thirsk Races : Thirsk Racecourse, North Yorkshire, UK : 8 May 2018 More...

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Scrabble value of I1R1E1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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