How Do You Spell DIRE?

Correct spelling for the English word "dire" is [d_ˈaɪə], [dˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [dˈa‍ɪ‍ə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Usage Examples for DIRE

  1. In this dire need help came from an unexpected quarter. - "The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
  2. L Was none who would be foremost To lead such dire attack; But those behind cried, " Forward!" - "Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School" by O. J. Stevenson
  3. He had a strange longing to see once more the home of the child who had come to him in the hour of his dire temptation. - "The Everlasting Arms" by Joseph Hocking
  4. He never failed, when he could detain her no longer, to bid her feel free to call on him whenever she found herself in dire need of a wise friend's counsel. - "Strange True Stories of Louisiana" by George Washington Cable
  5. Tom he hardly ever saw, and the girls were under dire penalties from the Parson never to hint to Ishmael the true reason of the domestic complications of Cloom. - "Secret Bread" by F. Tennyson Jesse

What does dire stand for?

Abbreviation DIRE means:

  1. Damage Index Right Engine
  2. Diagnosis, Intractability, Risk, and Efficacy