|1.||[ verb ] be dressed in|
"She was wearing yellow that day"
|Related terms:||clothing dress|
|2.||[ verb ] have on one's person|
"He wore a red ribbon" "bear a scar"
|Related terms:||have clothing|
|3.||[ verb ] have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality|
"He always wears a smile"
|4.||[ verb ] deteriorate through use or stress|
|Synonyms:||wear_out wear_thin wear_off|
"The constant friction wore out the cloth"
|Related terms:||deteriorate scuff ablate|
|5.||[ verb ] have or show an appearance of|
"wear one's hair in a certain way"
|6.||[ verb ] last and be usable|
"This dress wore well for almost ten years"
|7.||[ verb ] exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress|
|Synonyms:||tire tire_out wear_out wear_down weary fag_out fag jade outwear fatigue wear_upon|
"We wore ourselves out on this hike"
|Related terms:||refresh indispose exhaust overtire tire|
|8.||[ verb ] go to pieces|
|Synonyms:||wear_out fall_apart bust break|
"The lawn mower finally broke" "The gears wore out" "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
|Related terms:||decay fray chip chip crash crash wear_away whittle_away wear_away break|
|9.||[ noun ] (clothing) covering designed to be worn on a person's body|
|Synonyms:||clothes clothing vesture wearing_apparel article_of_clothing apparel|
|Related terms:||consumer_goods covering apparel uniform blue attire garment gray change accessory brace sweat_suit street_clothes headdress wardrobe handwear G-string civilian_clothing beachwear array neckpiece leisure_wear outerwear nightclothes black knitwear lounger slip-on protective_garment drag togs slops work-clothing sportswear footwear vest vesture|
|10.||[ verb ] (clothing) put clothing on one's body|
|Synonyms:||put_on don get_into assume|
"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"
|Related terms:||dress hat try_on slip_on scarf clothing|
|11.||[ noun ] impairment resulting from long use|
"the tires showed uneven wear"
|Related terms:||deterioration break|
|12.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9877|
|13.||[ noun ] the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment|
"she bought it for everyday wear"