Synonyms of mire in English:

mire


See definition of mire

noun

1‘when it's wet it's a mire out there’

SYNONYMS
swamp, bog, morass, peat bog, quagmire, quag, slough, sump, quicksand, fen, fenland, swampland, marshland, wetland, salt marsh, saltings, salina
North American bayou, moor

2‘her horse was spattered with mire’

SYNONYMS
mud, slime, sludge, dirt, filth, ooze, muck
British dialect clag

3‘they have pulled themselves out of the mire by winning five matches out of six’

SYNONYMS
mess, difficulty, plight, predicament, emergency, tight spot, tight corner, mass of problems, straits, trouble, quandary, dilemma, problem, muddle, mix-up, confusion, complication, imbroglio, entanglement
informal jam, fix, pickle, spot, stew, hot water, hole, fine kettle of fish, pretty kettle of fish, scrape

verb

1‘Frank's horse got mired in a bog hole’

SYNONYMS
get bogged down, sink, sink down, stick in the mud

2‘the children were mired from playing outside’

SYNONYMS
dirty, soil, muddy, begrime, spatter, smear, make dirty, make muddy, cake with dirt, cake with soil

3‘since his fall from grace he had been mired in lawsuits’

SYNONYMS
entangle, tangle up, embroil, enmesh, catch up, mix up, involve, bog down