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Wear

Definition

[n] the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
[n] covering designed to be worn on a person's body
[n] impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
[v] have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
[v] have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
[v] 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"
[v] be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
[v] exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
[v] deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
[v] go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
[v] last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
[v] have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"

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