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Synonyms for wear
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. wear

    Synonyms:
    carry, bear, exhibit, sport, consume, don, waste, impair, rub, channel, groove, excavate, hollow, diminish

    Antonyms:
    doff, abandon, repair, renovate, renew, increase, swell, augment

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 2 votes

  1. wearnoun

    impairment resulting from long use

    "the tires showed uneven wear"

    Synonyms:
    clothing, habiliment, wearing, article of clothing, wearable, vesture

  2. clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habilimentnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    clothing, wearable, habiliment, wearing, article of clothing, vesture

  3. wear, wearingverb

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

    "she bought it for everyday wear"

    Synonyms:
    wearable, vesture, wearing, clothing, eroding, erosion, habiliment, article of clothing, wearing away, eating away

  4. wear, have onverb

    be dressed in

    "She was wearing yellow that day"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, weary, hold out, wear upon, get into, fatigue, have on, assume, put on, break, tire, wear off, wear out, fag out, bust, fall apart, outwear, don, tire out, bear, wear down, endure, jade

  5. wear, bearverb

    have on one's person

    "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, digest, abide, comport, tolerate, have a bun in the oven, support, hold out, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, put up, stick out, expect, have on, behave, deport, assume, pay, take over, break, fall apart, jade, carry, tire out, wear upon, get into, bust, birth, hold, wear off, gestate, have, deliver, outwear, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, conduct, suffer, wear down, stand, accept, weary, stomach, contain, fatigue, give birth, fag out, bear

  6. wearverb

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

    "He always wears a smile"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, weary, hold out, wear upon, get into, fatigue, have on, assume, put on, break, tire, wear off, wear out, fag out, bust, fall apart, outwear, don, tire out, bear, wear down, endure, jade

  7. wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thinverb

    deteriorate through use or stress

    "The constant friction wore out the cloth"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, weary, hold out, wear upon, wear away, get into, fatigue, have on, assume, put on, break, tire, wear off, wear out, fag out, bust, fall apart, outwear, don, tire out, bear, wear down, endure, jade

  8. wearverb

    have or show an appearance of

    "wear one's hair in a certain way"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, weary, hold out, wear upon, get into, fatigue, have on, assume, put on, break, tire, wear off, wear out, fag out, bust, fall apart, outwear, don, tire out, bear, wear down, endure, jade

  9. wear, hold out, endureverb

    last and be usable

    "This dress wore well for almost ten years"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, digest, weather, abide, tolerate, support, hold out, prevail, run, put up, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, live, extend, stick out, have on, last, assume, stand firm, stretch out, put out, break, fall apart, jade, brave, tire out, wear upon, go, get into, bust, hold up, brave out, die hard, stretch forth, wear off, resist, outwear, brook, exsert, withstand, persist, suffer, wear down, stand, weary, stomach, fatigue, live on, survive, fag out, bear

  10. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apartverb

    go to pieces

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

    Synonyms:
    crack, raid, tire out, break away, give way, hold out, soften, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, assume, jade, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, tire, break out, separate, don, split, give away, damp, wear off, smash, get into, interrupt, have on, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, wear down, break-dance, break up, check, wear thin, give out, break in, give, split up, wear upon, better, burst, go bad, endure, rupture, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, weary, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fatigue, break down, fall in, tear, put on, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, fag out, offend, kick downstairs, bear, part, infract, outwear, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, go to pieces, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, snap

  11. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigueverb

    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, exhaust, toil, play out, grind, dig, hold out, moil, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, bore, pall, have on, assume, weary, break, fall apart, jade, tire out, wear upon, get into, bust, travail, drudge, labour, wear off, run down, outwear, wear down, sap, labor, fatigue, fag out, bear

  12. wear, put on, get into, don, assumeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, dupe, put one over, seize, take, simulate, befool, slang, hold out, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, put one across, acquire, move into, adopt, strike, have on, take for granted, come in, assume, take over, gain, presume, take in, go into, break, fall apart, jade, apply, arrogate, tire out, wear upon, turn in, get into, sham, bust, get in, usurp, wear off, gull, outwear, cod, fool, enter, wear down, accept, weary, take on, feign, fatigue, mount, go in, take up, tangle with, fag out, bear

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wearverb

    Synonyms:
    carry (upon the person), bear

  2. wearverb

    Synonyms:
    impair (by use), waste, consume, use up, wear away, wear out

  3. wearverb

    Synonyms:
    be wasted, wear away

  4. wearverb

    Synonyms:
    endure use

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "wear":

    porter, door, bear, carry, usury, attrition, bring, worn, clothing, put

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How to use wear in a sentence?

  1. Mia Maguire:

    Wearing sandals while swimming, snorkeling and boogie-boarding, is essential in many San Diego and Los Angeles spots to prevent cuts and injuries, i also love to hike in various types of terrain, so finding a durable pair that can withstand slippery conditions is essential. I’ve owned the brand’s Hurricane sandals for over a year now, and I wear them non-stop during the spring and summer. When I visit Austin( my second home), I love to wear them swimming at the Barton Springs pool( a non-chlorinated natural spring water pool), which is dangerously slippery thanks to the overgrowth of algae.

  2. Jacinda Ardern:

    You can be anxious, sensitive, kind, and wear your heart on your sleeve, you can be a mother or not, you can be an ex-Mormon or not, you can be a nerd, a crier, a hugger – you can be all of these things, and not only can you be here ; you can lead. Just like me.

  3. Alberto M. Carvalho:

    I strongly support ending the indoor mask requirement and am committed to continuing to uphold our science-based approach to COVID-19 safety and protocols, i want to personally thank our students, employees and families for their support and patience. We know some in our school communities and offices will continue to wear masks, while others may not. Please consider your situation and do what is best for you or your child. Now that this important issue is behind us, it is time to focus on each student's full academic potential.

  4. Dan Caldwell:

    Quite frankly, this 'MyVA' reform plan that secretary has put out, it is a joke. Making VA employees wear these 'I CARE' pins and that's somehow evidence of reform, it's a joke, we need real reform.

  5. Kevin McCarthy:

    Think about what the CDC did just this week. They forced vaccinated Americans to wear a mask because of a study in India about a vaccine that’s not even in America that has not been peer-reviewed.


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