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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word dire:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. dire: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. dire: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. dire: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. dire: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. dire: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. dire: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Dire, dire: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. dire: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. dire: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. dire: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. dire: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. dire: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Dire, dire: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. dire: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. dire: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. dire: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. dire: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Dire (band), Dire: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Dire: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. dire: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. dire: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. dire, dire, dire: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. dire: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. dire: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. dire: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. dire: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. dire: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. dire: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. dire: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dire: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (dire)

adjective:  causing fear or dread or terror ("Dire news")
adjective:  fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless ("A dire emergency")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #52133)

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Words similar to dire:   awful, desperate, dreadful, fearful, direful, direly, direness, direr, direst, dread, dreaded, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible, acute, calamitous, dismal, extreme, more...

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