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Synonyms for wear

be dressed in

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deteriorate

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last

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wear down

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wear off: subside

wear off: rub away

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wear on

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wear out

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wear someone down

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wear something down

wear something out

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wear well

Synonyms for wear

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to diminish the strength and energy of

wear away: to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

wear down: to diminish the strength and energy of

wear out: to make extremely tired

wear out: to diminish the strength and energy of

Synonyms for wear

impairment resulting from long use

the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment

be dressed in

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have on one's person

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have in one's aspect

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deteriorate through use or stress

have or show an appearance of

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last and be usable

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put clothing on one's body

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Peter Makin's (pictured) home-bred colt got off the mark at the sixth attempt when wearing down Fantastic Dubai in the final half-furlong in the Juice 107.2 Brighton Handicap.
The police should stick to the job of upholding the law and stop wearing down accelerator pedals on high-powered police vehicles.
Krohn, who served as a Pentagon public affairs officer during the first three and a half years of the Bush administration, points out that the unnecessary war in Iraq is rapidly wearing down our military, under-mining national morale, and emboldening actual and potential adversaries.
Just twist for more crayon when the tip is wearing down. The clear plastic barrel even lets you see how much is left.
Problems included excessive wearing down of brakes: air conditioning: wind noise; shocks and struts: faded, cracked, or worn materials; worn or broken moldings; cracked and peeling paint; and various fluid leaks.