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Main Entry: 1wear
Pronunciation: wa()r, we()r
Inflected Form(s): wore /w()r, w()r/; worn /w()rn, w()rn/; wear·ing 1 a: to use as an article of clothing, adornment, or assistance <wears blue jeans all the time> <wears glasses> b: to carry on the person <wear a watch> 2: to have or show an appearance of <wore a happy smile> 3 a: to damage, destroy, or make less by use or by scraping or rubbing <wore the shoes to pieces> b: to produce gradually by wearing <wear a hole in the rug> c: to tire or weaken : FATIGUE <soldiers worn by the strain of war> 4: to stand up under use <a silk that wears well> 5 a: to lessen or end with the passage of time <the effect of the medicine wore off> <the day wore on> b: to reach a certain condition gradually <the blade wore dull> - wear·ernoun