Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mire

4 senses of mire

Sense 1
entangle, mire -- (entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past")
       => involve -- (engage as a participant; "Don't involve me in your family affairs!")

Sense 2
mire, bog down -- (cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart")

Sense 3
grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mire -- (be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand")
       => stand still -- (remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by")

Sense 4
mire, muck, mud, muck up -- (soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden")
       => dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire -- (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!")

Antonyms of adj mired

1 sense of mired

Sense 1
involved, mired -- (entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion")

INDIRECT (VIA encumbered) -> unencumbered -- (free of encumbrance; "inherited an unencumbered estate")

Similarity of adj mired

1 sense of mired

Sense 1
involved, mired -- (entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion")
       => encumbered (vs. unencumbered) -- (loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load; "a summer resort...encumbered with great clapboard-and-stucco hotels"- A.J.Liebling; "a hiker encumbered with a heavy backpack"; "an encumbered estate")

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