Wear Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Wear? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Wear, Antonyms, How to pronounce? Words ending with Wear, Example sentences, Derivations, Related sentences, Synonyms and more...

Wear meaning

Word: Wear

How to pronounce: weə

Verb

Definitions:

1. Have on one's body or a part of one's body as clothing, decoration, protection, or for some other purpose.

Example sentences: "He was wearing a dark suit"

2. Damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use.

Example sentences: "The track has been worn down in part to bare rock"

3. Pass (a period of time) in some activity.

4. Tolerate; accept.

Noun

Definitions:

1. The wearing of something or the state of being worn as clothing.

Example sentences: "Some new tops for wear in the evening"

2. Clothing suitable for a particular purpose or of a particular type.

Example sentences: "Evening wear"

3. Damage or deterioration sustained from continuous use.

Example sentences: "You need to make a deduction for wear and tear on all your belongings"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Bring (a ship) about by turning its head away from the wind.


Synonyms:

bear

assume

endure

physical deterioration

physical depreciation

dress up

apparel

resistance to wear

durability

wearing quality

wearability

wearout

resistance to abrasion

abrasion

dress

clothes

raiment

habiliment

article of clothing

gear

habiliments

fatigue

tire

frazzle

harass

wear down

erode

garment

clothing

robe

attire

vestments

vesture

rub

chafe

put on

don

fray

outwear

go

accept

take

drain

weary


Antonyms:

take off

remove

eliminate

antiwear


Derivations:

wearing

wearer

wearable

weary

weariness


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Wear in Other Languages...

Spanish: Usar

German: Tragen

French: Porter

Italian: Indossare

Turkish: Giyim


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