Textual thesaurus for "wear"

(noun) wearing

the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment

she bought it for everyday wear

(noun) clothing, vesture, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment

a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

(verb) bear

have on one's person

He wore a red ribbon; bear a scar

(verb) don, get into, assume, put on

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

(verb) have on

be dressed in

She was wearing yellow that day

(verb) jade, fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary

exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

We wore ourselves out on this hike

(verb) wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin

deteriorate through use or stress

The constant friction wore out the cloth

(verb) fall apart, bust, break, wear out

go to pieces

The lawn mower finally broke; The gears wore out; The old chair finally fell apart completely

(verb) endure, hold out

last and be usable

This dress wore well for almost ten years