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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Bluster, lies and screams of Fake News are wearing thin for the great deceiver.
IT went almost unnoticed in the fallout from Arsenal's draw with Hull City last weekend, but the indications are that Arsene Wenger's patience is wearing thin with Jack Wilshere.
He was wearing thin wire glasses, a black coat, dark jeans and had a carrier bag.
Retail expert Nick Bubb said Mr Wild's departure was a shock, but added his credibility was "wearing thin after yet another profit warning".
However, Mrs May must be aware public patience is wearing thin.
And I'm happy to report that the jolly idea still isn't (under) wearing thin.
Consumer Commissioner Meglena Kuneva said consumer patience was wearing thin over confusing advertising and hidden costs on ticket websites - and so was her own.
Summary: Stressing Lebanon's reputation for democratic leadership in the Arab world is almost a national pastime, but on many levels our laurels are wearing thin. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in the area of women's rights, one in which some countries in other parts of the Middle East are rapidly catching up with this one.
The tearful backstories are wearing thin it seems, with the contestants pleading with us not to make them return to the indignity of life as a dinner lady or a shop assistant.
Constant excuses are wearing thin and with City's crusade to the Championship summit last year a distant memory, change is needed quickly if the club are to avoid dropping to League One.
These faults included slight corrosion to brake pipes, slightly worn brake discs, brake pads wearing thin and a minor leak on the exhaust system.
Jim Logue, ScotRail's personnel director said their patience with strikers was wearing thin.
As Corrie goes six days a week later this year, he says: "All the soaps are wearing thin. Cut them to three nights a week or otherwise they are going to die."
I don't know what to do - I feel awful saying it, but my patience is wearing thin. He doesn't want to go to the GP before he's tried figuring out the problem himself, but I honestly don't think they will be able to do anything anyway.
However, as he looks to bring in players who can make an instant impact, Wenger knows Arsenal fans' patience is wearing thin when it comes to keeping faith in his potential to deliver.