|1.||[ verb ] exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress|
|Synonyms:||tire tire_out weary wear_down fag_out fag wear outwear jade fatigue wear_upon|
"We wore ourselves out on this hike"
|Related terms:||refresh indispose exhaust overtire wear tire|
|2.||[ verb ] go to pieces|
|Synonyms:||wear bust fall_apart break|
"The lawn mower finally broke" "The gears wore out" "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
|Related terms:||decay fray chip chip crash crash wear_away wear_away whittle_away break wear|
|3.||[ verb ] deteriorate through use or stress|
|Synonyms:||wear wear_thin wear_off|
"The constant friction wore out the cloth"
|Related terms:||deteriorate ablate scuff wear|