out|wear|y


out|wear|y
out|wear|y «owt WIHR ee», transitive verb, -wear|ied, -wear|y|ing.
to weary to exhaustion; tire out.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • out|wear — «owt WAIR», transitive verb, wore, worn, wear|ing. 1. to wear longer than; be useful or serviceable for a greater time than: »Some plastics can outwear leather. I have made a Calender for every yeare, That steele in strength, and time in durance …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear — [n] use, corrosion abrasion, attrition, damage, depreciation, deterioration, dilapidation, diminution, disappearance, employment, erosion, friction, impairment, inroads, loss, mileage, service, usefulness, utility, waste, wear and tear; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • wear out — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 2) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear — wear1 W1S1 [weə US wer] v past tense wore [wo: US wo:r] past participle worn [wo:n US wo:rn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on your body)¦ 2¦(hair)¦ 3¦(damage)¦ 4 wear well 5¦(expression)¦ 6 something is wearing thin 7 wear the trousers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wear — 1 verb past tense wore past participle worn 1 ON YOUR BODY (T) to have something such as clothes, shoes, or jewellery on your body: I m going to wear a black dress and my diamond earrings. | Why aren t you wearing your glasses? | wear a seatbelt… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wear down — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 1) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear — Synonyms and related words: abate, abide, ablate, ablation, about ship, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, act a part, affect, apparel, array, assume, atomization, attire, attrition, back and fill, bark, bate, be dressed in, be eaten away, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wear away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, abrade, abrase, absorb, abstract, assimilate, atomize, bark, bate, be all over, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, be no more, become extinct, become void, bite, bleed white, blow over, break, break up …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wear something out — USE UP, consume, go through. → wear * * * wear something out (or wear out) 1) use or be used until no longer in good condition or working order wearing out the stair carpet | the type was used again and again until it wore out 2) wear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear down — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrade, affect, argue into, beat, bend, bias, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, burn out, captivate, charm, color, con, convince, debilitate, dispose, do in, do up, drain, draw over, enervate, erode,… …   Moby Thesaurus