HyperDic: wear

English > 12 senses of the word wear:
VERBbodywear, have onbe dressed in
bodywear, bearhave on one's person
stativewearhave in one's aspect
changewear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thindeteriorate through use or stress
bodywearhave or show an appearance of
stativewear, hold out, endurelast / last and be usable
contactwear, break, wear out, bust, fall apartgo to pieces
bodywear, tire, wear upon, tire out, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigueexhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress
bodywear, put on, get into, don, assumeput clothing on one's body
NOUNstatewearimpairment resulting from long use
artifactwear, clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wearable, habilimenta covering designed to be worn on a person's body
actwear, wearingthe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
wear > pronunciation
Soundsweh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > wear: 12 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningimpairment resulting from long use.
Example"the tires showed uneven wear"
Broaderdeterioration, impairmentA symptom of reduced quality or strength
Spanishdesgaste
Verbswearexhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress
weardeteriorate through use or stress
weargo to pieces
English > wear: 12 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA covering designed to be worn on a person's body.
Synonymsclothing, article of clothing, vesture, wearable, habiliment
Partswardrobecollection of clothing belonging to one person
Narroweraccessory, accoutrement, accoutermentclothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothesclothing in general
array, raiment, regaliaespecially fine or decorative clothing
attire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
beachwearclothing to be worn at a beach
blackblack clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
blueblue clothing
changeA different or fresh set of clothes
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothesordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
dragclothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
footwearclothing worn on a person's feet
garmentAn article of clothing
grey, grayclothing that is a grey color
handwear, hand wearclothing for the hands
headdress, headgearclothing for the head
knitwearknitted clothing
leisure wearinformal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing
loungewearclothing suitable for relaxation
man's clothingclothing that is designed / designed for men to wear
neckpieceAn article of apparel worn about the neck
nightwear, sleepwear, nightclothesgarments designed to be worn in bed
outerwear, overclothesclothing for use outdoors
protective garmentclothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
ready-to-wearready-made clothing
slip-onAn article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped ... / slipped on or off
slopscheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors / sailors in Britain)
street clothesordinary clothing suitable for public appearances (as opposed to costumes or sports apparel or work clothes etc.)
tailor-madecustom-made clothing
togs, threads, dudsinformal terms for clothing
uniformclothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
vestitureAn archaic term for clothing
woman's clothingclothing that is designed for women to wear
work-clothing, work-clothes, work clothes, work clothingclothing worn for doing manual labor
Broaderconsumer goodsGoods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
coveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Spanishatavío, habiliment, indumentaria, prenda, ropa, traje, vestido, vestimenta, vestuario
Catalanhabiliment, indumentària, roba, vestimenta, vestit
Verbswearbe dressed in
wearput clothing on one's body
wearhave on one's person
English > wear: 12 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment.
Example"she bought it for everyday wear"
Synonymwearing
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishuso
Catalanús
Verbswearhave on one's person
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningBe dressed in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She was wearing yellow that day"
Synonymhave on
Entailsdress, get dressedPut on clothes
Spanishllevar, vestir
Catalandur, portar
Adjectiveswearablesuitable for wear or able to be worn
Nounsweara covering designed to be worn on a person's body
wearera person who wears or carries or displays something as a body covering or accessory
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningHave on one's person.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbear
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishllevar, vestir
Catalandur, portar, vestir
Adjectiveswearablesuitable for wear or able to be worn
Nounswear, wearingthe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
weara covering designed to be worn on a person's body
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningHave in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He always wears a smile"
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishlucir
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningdeteriorate through use or stress.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymswear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin
Narrowerablatewear away through erosion or vaporization
scuffGet or become scuffed
BroaderdeteriorateBecome worse or disintegrate
Spanishdesgastarse
Catalandesgastar-se, desgastar
Nounswearimpairment resulting from long use
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningHave or show an appearance of.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something
Example"wear one's hair in a certain way"
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishllevar
Catalandur, portar, vestir
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 6, stative
Meaninglast / last and be usable.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Something ----s something
Synonymshold out, endure
Broaderlast, endurepersist for a specified period of time
Spanishperdurar
Catalanperdurar, persistir
Adjectiveswearablesuitable for wear or able to be worn
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaninggo to pieces.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbreak, wear out, bust, fall apart
Caused bybreak, bustruin completely
Entailed byleakHave an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
Narrowerfray, frazzlewear away by rubbing
Broaderdecay, crumble, dilapidatefall into decay or ruin
See alsowear away, wear offdiminish, as by friction
wear awaycut away in small pieces
Similar tobreak, bustruin completely
Spanishdescomponerse, desmoronarse
Catalandescompondre, fracturar-se, rompre's, trencar-se
Nounswearimpairment resulting from long use
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 8, body
MeaningExhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam wants to wear with Sue
Synonymstire, wear upon, tire out, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue
Cause totire, pall, weary, fatigue, jadeLose interest or become bored with something or somebody
Narrowerexhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker outwear out completely
overtire, overweary, overfatigueTire excessively
BroaderindisposeCause to feel unwell
Oppositerefresh, freshen, refreshenmake fresh again
Spanishabrigos y chaquetas, agotar, cansarse, cansar, fatigar, llevar
Catalanabatre, cansar-se, cansar, fatigar-se, fatigar
Nounswearimpairment resulting from long use
English > wear: 12 senses > verb 9, body
MeaningPut clothing on one's body.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"What should I wear today?"
Synonymsput on, get into, don, assume
NarrowerhatPut on or wear a hat
scarfwrap in or adorn with a scarf
slip onPut on with ease or speed
try on, tryPut on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Broaderdress, get dressedPut on clothes
Spanishllevar, ponerse, vestir
Catalanportar, posar-se, vestir-se, vestir
Adjectiveswearablesuitable for wear or able to be worn
Nounsweara covering designed to be worn on a person's body

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