Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dire"

The meaning of "Dire" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does dire mean?
A: @daaaaaaark It means that something (like a situation) is very serious and/or urgent. For example, "If we don't get to the hospital in time there could be dire (very serious) consequences."
Q: What does dire mean?
A: It means something extremely urgent or serious. For eg: She was at dire situation on her bed.

Example sentences using "Dire"

Q: Please show me example sentences with dire.
A: "This is a very dire situation."
"He was just hit by a car, his condition is dire!"
"The dire deadline for my final essay is due tomorrow."
"Dire warnings about going outside."

Synonyms of "Dire" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between dire and awful and awesome and terrible and frightful and fearful ?
A: Dire and awful are synonyms and mean bad.

Awesome is positive and means ‘cool’, ‘fantastic’, ‘amazing’

Frightful means something is scary. Whereas fearful is a feeling of being scared. E.g ‘I am fearful of the haunted house’

Translations of "Dire"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? c’est à dire
A: "that is"
OR
"namely"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? diciamo/per così dire
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dire
A: Said or told...
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dire

Other questions about "Dire"

Q: puis-je dire we'ren't ?,they'ren't?..
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Q: dire does this sound natural?
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