HyperDic: wear_out

English > 3 senses of the expression wear out:
VERBbodywear out, tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigueexhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress
contactwear out, break, wear, bust, fall apartgo to pieces
changewear out, wear, wear off, wear down, wear thindeteriorate through use or stress
English > wear out: 3 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningExhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain / strain / strain or stress.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot wear out Sue
Synonymstire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, 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
English > wear out: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninggo to pieces.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbreak, wear, 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
Similar tobreak, bustruin completely
Spanishdescomponerse, desmoronarse
Catalandescompondre, fracturar-se, rompre's, trencar-se
English > wear out: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningdeteriorate through use or stress.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymswear, wear off, wear down, wear thin
Narrowerablatewear away through erosion or vaporization
scuffGet or become scuffed
BroaderdeteriorateBecome worse or disintegrate
Spanishdesgastarse
Catalandesgastar-se, desgastar

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