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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, wear, fatigue, have on, assume, put on, break, tire, wear out, fag out, bust, fall apart, outwear, don, tire out, bear, wear down, endure, jade

  2. wear away, wear off(verb)

    diminish, as by friction

    "Erosion wore away the surface"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, eat at, wear away, whittle down, whittle away, wear, wear down, gnaw, gnaw at, erode, wear out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wear off

    Synonyms:
    [Active.] obliterate, rub off

  2. wear off

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] pass off by degrees or gradually

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How to use wear off in a sentence?

  1. Mike Loewengart:

    A rally doesn't mean we're out of the woods just yet nor that volatility is a thing of the past, if there is one thing recent history has shown us, it's that optimism can wear off quickly if cases climb or stay-at-home orders are extended.

  2. Neil Mellor:

    There is an initial impact and you do get these flights to safety but it does wear off very quickly.

  3. Henry Hale:

    After a while that starts to wear off.

  4. Joseph Ryan:

    We're confident about this weekend, but thereafter we're not so sure, the novelty might wear off.

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Translations for wear off

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  • zanikatCzech
  • s'élimer, s'estomper, s'atténuerFrench
  • 消えるJapanese
  • ścierać się, zaniknąć, schodzić, przejść, zetrzeć się, zejść, przechodzić, zanikaćPolish
  • смягчаться, слабеть, стиратьсяRussian

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