Results for wear

Definitions of wear:

part of speech: present participle

Wearing.

part of speech: verb transitive

To carry on the body: to have the appearance of: to consume by use, time, or exposure: to waste by rubbing: to do by degrees.

part of speech: noun

The state of being used; damage caused by use; garments worn; as, this shop sells ladies wear.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be exhausted or damaged by use; to last well under use.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be wasted by use or time: to be spent tediously: to consume slowly: to last under use:- pa. t. wore; pa. p. worn.

part of speech: verb transitive

To put a ship on another tack.

part of speech: noun

Wearer.

part of speech: verb

To carry or bear upon the person, as an article of clothing, arms, or any ornament; to have or exhibit an appearance of; to bear.

part of speech: noun

Act of wearing: lessening or injury by use or friction.

part of speech: verb

Used in the phrase, " to wear a ship,"- that is, to turn the ship before the wind.

part of speech: verb transitive

To carry on the body; as, to wear clothing; bear or show; as, to wear a careless manner; use up; make less in quantity or value; as, to wear out one's patience; to damage by continual friction; to make by use of friction; to turn a ship.

part of speech: noun

Another spelling of WEIR.

part of speech: past tense

Wore.

part of speech: noun

Injury or decay by use; the act of lasting long.

part of speech: past participle

Worn.

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