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  Words related to wear

Related / Similar Words: wearing, clothing, article of clothing, vesture, bear, put on, get into, don, assume, have on, tire, wear upon, tire out, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue, wear off, wear thin, break, bust, fall apart, hold out, endure

 

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

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    See Also: wear away, wear off, whittle away, whittle down, chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off, crash, break up, break apart

     

    Hyponyms: accessory, accoutrement, accouterment, apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes, array, raiment, regalia, attire, garb, beachwear, black, blue, brace, suspender, gallus, change, civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes, drag, footwear, garment, gray, grey, G-string, handwear, hand wear, headdress, headgear, knitwear, leisure wear, lounger, neckpiece, nightclothes, nightwear, outerwear, overclothes, protective garment, slip-on, slops, street clothes, togs, threads, duds, uniform, wardrobe, work-clothing, work-clothes, hat, try on, try, scarf, slip on, exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out, overtire, overweary, overfatigue, ablate, scuff, fray, frazzle

     

    Grouped Verbs: break, bust

     

    Entailments: dress, get dressed

     

    Derivational Morphology: bear, put on, get into, don, assume, have on, vest, robe, vesture, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel, break, wear out, bust, fall apart, wear off, wear thin, tire, wear upon, tire out, weary, jade, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue, clothing, article of clothing, wearing, wearer, weariness, tiredness, hack, nag, plug

     

    Anagrams: ware

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 穿   Danish: have  
    Dutch: dragen   Finnish: olla yllään  
    French: porter   German: tragen  
    Italian: indossare   Japanese: 着る  
    Portuguese: trazer   Russian: носить  
    Spanish: llevar   Swedish: bära  
     
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