Definitions for wear

Definitions for (noun) wear

Main entry: wear, wearing

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

Usage: she bought it for everyday wear

Main entry: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment

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

Main entry: wear

Definition: impairment resulting from long use

Usage: the tires showed uneven wear

Definitions for (verb) wear

Main entry: wear

Definition: have or show an appearance of

Usage: wear one's hair in a certain way

Main entry: wear, bear

Definition: have on one's person

Usage: He wore a red ribbon; bear a scar

Main entry: don, get into, assume, wear, put on

Definition: put clothing on one's body

Usage: 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

Main entry: wear, have on

Definition: be dressed in

Usage: She was wearing yellow that day

Main entry: jade, fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary

Definition: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Usage: We wore ourselves out on this hike

Main entry: wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin

Definition: deteriorate through use or stress

Usage: The constant friction wore out the cloth

Main entry: fall apart, bust, break, wear, wear out

Definition: go to pieces

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

Main entry: endure, hold out, wear

Definition: last and be usable

Usage: This dress wore well for almost ten years

Main entry: wear

Definition: have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality

Usage: He always wears a smile

Visual thesaurus for wear