- An area of wet, soggy, muddy ground; a bog.
- Deep slimy soil or mud.
- A disadvantageous or difficult condition or situation: the mire of poverty.
- To cause to sink or become stuck in or as if in mire.
- To hinder, entrap, or entangle as if in mire.
- To soil with mud or mire.
- To sink or become stuck in mire.