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    wear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wear

    Definition
    (noun) impairment resulting from long use
    Example Sentence
    • the tires showed uneven wear
    Definition
    (noun) a covering designed to be worn on a person's body Definition
    (noun) the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    Synonyms : wearing
    Example Sentence
    • she bought it for everyday wear
    Definition
    (verb) be dressed in
    Synonyms : have on
    Example Sentence
    • She was wearing yellow that day
    Definition
    (verb) have on one's person
    Synonyms : bear
    Example Sentence
    • He wore a red ribbon
    • bear a scar
    Definition
    (verb) have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality
    Example Sentence
    • He always wears a smile
    Definition
    (verb) deteriorate through use or stress
    Example Sentence
    • The constant friction wore out the cloth
    Definition
    (verb) have or show an appearance of
    Example Sentence
    • wear one's hair in a certain way
    Definition
    (verb) last and be usable
    Synonyms : endure , hold out
    Example Sentence
    • This dress wore well for almost ten years
    Definition
    (verb) go to pieces
    Synonyms : break , bust , fall apart , wear out
    Example Sentence
    • The lawn mower finally broke
    • The gears wore out
    • The old chair finally fell apart completely
    Definition
    (verb) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    Example Sentence
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
    Definition
    (verb) put clothing on one's body
    Synonyms : assume , don , get into , put on
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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