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Definition of wear
- Wear n
- Impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
- A covering designed to be worn on a person's body [syn: {clothing}, {article of clothing}, {vesture}]
- The act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear" [syn: {wearing}] v
- Be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day" [syn: {have on}]
- Have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar" [syn: {bear}]
- Have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
- Deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth" [syn: {wear off}, {wear out}, {wear thin}]
- Have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
- Last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years" [syn: {hold out}, {endure}]
- Go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" [syn: {break}, {wear out}, {bust}, {fall apart}]
- Exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: {tire}, {wear upon}, {tire out}, {weary}, {jade}, {wear out}, {outwear}, {wear down}, {fag out}, {fag}, {fatigue}] [ant: {refresh}]
- Put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans" [syn: {put on}, {get into}, {don}, {assume}] [also: {worn}, {wore}]
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