|1.||[ noun ] (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)|
|Synonyms:||erosion wearing_away eating_away eroding|
|Related terms:||geological_process abrasion ablation chatter_mark beach_erosion planation soil_erosion deflation geology erode|
|2.||[ adjective ] producing exhaustion|
|Synonyms:||tiring wearying exhausting|
"an exhausting march" "the visit was especially wearing"
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30918|
|4.||[ noun ] the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment|
"she bought it for everyday wear"
|Related terms:||act wear|