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Meaning of wear

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed
           uneven wear"
      2: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body [syn:
         {clothing}, {article of clothing}, {vesture}, {wear},
         {wearable}, {habiliment}]
      3: the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment;
         "she bought it for everyday wear" [syn: {wear}, {wearing}]
      v 1: be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day" [syn:
           {wear}, {have on}]
      2: have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
         [syn: {wear}, {bear}]
      3: have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or
         personality; "He always wears a smile"
      4: deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction
         wore out the cloth" [syn: {wear}, {wear off}, {wear out},
         {wear down}, {wear thin}]
      5: have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain
      6: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten
         years" [syn: {wear}, {hold out}, {endure}]
      7: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore
         out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" [syn:
         {break}, {wear}, {wear out}, {bust}, {fall apart}]
      8: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or
         stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: {tire},
         {wear upon}, {tire out}, {wear}, {weary}, {jade}, {wear out},
         {outwear}, {wear down}, {fag out}, {fag}, {fatigue}] [ant:
         {freshen}, {refresh}, {refreshen}]
      9: put clothing on one's body; "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" [syn: {wear}, {put on}, {get into},
         {don}, {assume}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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