See wear wear
1: impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
2: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body [syn: clothing, article of clothing, vesture]
3: the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear" [syn: wearing]
1: be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day" [syn: have on]
2: have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar" [syn: bear]
3: have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
4: deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth" [syn: wear off, wear out, wear thin]
5: have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
6: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years" [syn: hold out, endure]
7: 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]
8: 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]
9: 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] worn
1: affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket" [ant: unworn]
2: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face";
"shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens [syn: careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled]
Adjacent words: wormseed mustard | worm-shaped | wormwood | wormwood oil | wormwood sage | wormy | worn | worn | worn | worn out | worn spot | worn-out | worried | worried | worried | worriedly