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wear

 
Noun wear has 3 senses
  1. wear - impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
    --1 is a kind of
    deterioration, impairment
    Derived forms: verb wear7, verb wear4, verb wear8
  2. clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    --2 is a kind of covering; consumer goods
    --2 has particulars:
     accessory, accoutrement, accouterment; apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes; array, raiment, regalia; attire, garb, dress; beachwear; black; blue; brace, suspender, gallus; change; civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes; drag; footwear; garment; gray, grey; G-string; handwear, hand wear; headdress, headgear; knitwear; leisure wear; lounger; neckpiece; nightclothes, nightwear; outerwear, overclothes; protective garment; slip-on; slops; street clothes; togs, threads, duds; uniform; wardrobe; work-clothing, work-clothes
    Derived forms: verb wear2, verb wear9, verb wear1
  3. wear, wearing - the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
    --3 is a kind of act, human action, human activity
    Derived form: verb wear2
Verb wear has 9 senses
  1. wear, have on - be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
    Derived forms: noun wear2, noun wearer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. wear, bear - have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
    --2 is one way to have, feature
    Derived forms: noun wear2, noun wear3, noun wearing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. wear - have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
    --3 is one way to
    have, feature
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. wear, wear off, wear out, wear thin - deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
    --4 is one way to deteriorate
    Derived form: noun wear1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. wear - have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
    --5 is one way to
    have, feature
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s something
  6. wear, hold out, endure - last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
    --6 is one way to last, endure
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Something ----s something
  7. 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"
    --7 is one way to decay, crumble, delapidate
    Derived form: noun wear1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  8. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue - exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
    --8 is one way to indispose
    Derived form: noun wear1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam wants to wear with Sue
  9. 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"
    --9 is one way to dress, get dressed
    Derived form: noun wear2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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