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Synonyms for wear thin

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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:
    weary, hold out, wear upon, wear away, get into, wear, 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

How to pronounce wear thin?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wear thin in sign language?

  1. wearthin

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How to use wear thin in a sentence?

  1. Charlie Leocha:

    People are becoming more aware of the fact that airfares are just becoming indecipherable, at a certain point the patience of the American public starts to wear thin.

  2. Susan MacManus:

    He is not a' for-the-moment' person ; he is more calculating and always looking long term, he is trying to be the statesman and anticipating that Donald Trump will wear thin. He's just really trying to stay the course right now, which compared to the others, he's doing pretty well with.


Translations for wear thin

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  • agotarseSpanish
  • kuluaFinnish
  • [[tracić]] [[na]] [[znaczeniu]]Polish
  • gastar, desgastarPortuguese
  • износиться, истощиться, протираться, истощаться, протереться, иссякать, иссякнуть, изнашиватьсяRussian
  • 磨薄Chinese

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