wear

Part of speech: noun

Wearer.

Part of speech: verb

To carry on the person; have on; maintain; exhibit.

Part of speech: verb

To impair by use; efface or rub off.

Part of speech: verb

To be impaired gradually by use.

Part of speech: verb

To bear using; endure.

Part of speech: verb

To go about with the wind astern.

Part of speech: noun

The act of wearing, or the state of being worn.

Part of speech: noun

Impairment from use or time.

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Usage examples "wear":

  1. What is this I wear?" - "Rung Ho!", Talbot Mundy.
  2. I have to stay at least some days, and wear through it, and then, if I have to speak to my poor father, you can imagine the effect on him." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. For I won't wear 'em. - "The Valiants of Virginia", Hallie Erminie Rives.