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wear1 British & World English

Have (something) on one’s body as clothing, decoration, or protection

wear2 British & World English

Bring (a ship) about by turning its head away from the wind

wear on in wear1 British & World English

(Of a period of time) pass, especially slowly or tediously

wear on British & World English

(Of a period of time) pass, especially slowly or tediously

wear thin in wear1 British & World English

Be gradually used up or become less convincing or acceptable

wear off in wear1 British & World English

Lose effectiveness or intensity

wear something out in wear1 British & World English

Use or be used until no longer in good condition or working order

wear thin British & World English

Be gradually used up or become less convincing or acceptable

wear off British & World English

Lose effectiveness or intensity

evening wear British & World English

Clothing, especially for women, that is suitable for formal social occasions

wear someone/thing down in wear1 British & World English

Overcome someone or something by persistence

wear someone/thing out in wear1 British & World English

Exhaust or tire someone or something

wear-resistant British & World English

(Of a surface or material) not easily damaged by friction or use

ready-to-wear British & World English

(Of clothes) made for the general market and sold through shops rather than made to order for an individual customer

wash-and-wear British & World English

(Of a garment or fabric) easily washed, drying quickly, and not needing to be ironed

Tyne and Wear British & World English

A former metropolitan county of NE England

wear something out British & World English

Use or be used until no longer in good condition or working order

wear the trousers in trousers British & World English

Be the dominant partner in a relationship

wear the trousers British & World English

Be the dominant partner in a relationship

the worse for wear in worse British & World English

In a poor condition; worn or shabby

the worse for wear British & World English

In a poor condition; worn or shabby

wear someone/thing out British & World English

Exhaust or tire someone or something

wear oneself to a shadow in shadow British & World English

Completely exhaust oneself through overwork

wear someone/thing down British & World English

Overcome someone or something by persistence

if the cap fits, wear it British & World English

Used as a way of suggesting that someone should accept a generalized remark or criticism as applying to themselves

if the cap fits, wear it in cap1 British & World English

Used as a way of suggesting that someone should accept a generalized remark or criticism as applying to themselves

wear oneself to a shadow British & World English

Completely exhaust oneself through overwork

skiwear British & World English

Clothing suitable for wearing while skiing

workwear British & World English

Heavy-duty clothes for physical or manual work

formalwear British & World English

Clothing, such as tuxedos and evening gowns, for formal social occasions

leisurewear British & World English

Casual clothes designed to be worn for leisure activities

wear one's heart on one's sleeve British & World English

Make one’s feelings apparent

frazzle British & World English

The state of being completely exhausted

wear English Thesaurus

he was wearing a dark green suit

wear English-Spanish

you should get a good ten years' wear out of that coat

ready-to-wear English-Spanish

ropa, prêt-á-porter

wash-and-wear English-Spanish

que no necesita plancha, que se lava y no se plancha, lavilisto®

wear off English-Spanish

quitarse, salirse*

wear on English-Spanish

pasar, transcurrirlentamente


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