Search Result:wear

KK Pronunciation

〔 wZr 〕


〔 wZә 〕

Overview of noun wear

The noun wear has 3 senses

  • wear -- (impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear")

  • clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment -- (a covering designed to be worn on a person's body)

  • wear, wearing -- (the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear")

Overview of verb wear

The verb wear has 9 senses

  • wear, have on -- (be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day")

  • wear, bear -- (have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar")

  • wear -- (have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile")

  • wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin -- (deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth")

  • wear -- (have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way")

  • wear, hold out, endure -- (last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years")

  • break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart -- (go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely")

  • tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue -- (exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike")

  • wear, put on, get into, don, assume -- (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")