Definition Of wears


(of a period of time) pass, especially slowly or tediously.

as the afternoon wore on, he began to look unhappy

bring (a ship) about by turning its head away from the wind.

Shannon gives the order to wear ship

damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use.

the track has been worn down in part to bare rock

have on one's body or a part of one's body as clothing, decoration, protection, or for some other purpose.

he was wearing a dark suit

withstand continued use or life in a specified way.

a carpet-type finish seems to wear well

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