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Synonyms for wear
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wear(noun)

    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, habiliment(noun)

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

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

  3. wear, wearing(verb)

    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 on(verb)

    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, bear(verb)

    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. wear(verb)

    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 thin(verb)

    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. wear(verb)

    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, endure(verb)

    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 apart(verb)

    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, fatigue(verb)

    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, assume(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    carry (upon the person), bear

  2. wear(v. a.)

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

  3. wear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be wasted, wear away

  4. wear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    endure use

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce wear?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wear in sign language?

  1. wear

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How to use wear in a sentence?

  1. Maisie Squires:

    My back burnt like this as I was not aware of the heat that was directly on my back and also I have very fair skin, meaning I burn easily, if I had not of [sic] put sun cream on my back, it wouldve been so much worse, she continued. I just hope that people see how dangerous the sun actually is and hopefully my horrific mistake has been a big lesson to most people and also me myself. Squires has shared her story to Facebook, where her post has since gone viral with over 12,000 shares and 20,000 comments as of Saturday afternoon. The girls father, Dean Squires told The Sun that his daughters sunburn was much worse in real life and verifies that his daughter had been wearing sunscreen on the front and back of her body during the unfortunate snorkeling trip. She was wearing sun cream on front and back, hetold the outlet. Ive never seen as bad before. We know teenagers dont listen, but she was wearing cream and was still burnt. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Hopefully itll be a good warning to other people, Dean Squiresadded. Likewise, a spokespersonfor the British Association of Dermatologists recommended that swimmers and snorkelers wear protective clothing when spending long periods of time in the sun as an extra precaution against dangerous UV rays.

  2. Lord Chesterfield:

    Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.

  3. Unknown:

    It will set a good example for the common public if top policy makers, panelist, correspondents, editors, newsreader wear mandatory protection mask on their mouth all the time to stop the spread of virus.

  4. Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani:

    Marcia did quite an easy concept: It was the woman of today, very cool and simple, but very well-made ... It's perfect for daily wear.

  5. Melissa Krueger:

    The bigger question is, why can't a girl wear something other than a dress ? this isn't' Little House on the Prairie.'.


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