Definition of To wear off. Meaning of To wear off. Synonyms of To wear off
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Definition of To wear off
To wear offWear Wear, v. i.
1. To endure or suffer use; to last under employment; to bear
the consequences of use, as waste, consumption, or
attrition; as, a coat wears well or ill; -- hence,
sometimes applied to character, qualifications, etc.; as,
a man wears well as an acquaintance.
2. To be wasted, consumed, or diminished, by being used; to
suffer injury, loss, or extinction by use or time; to
decay, or be spent, gradually. ``Thus wore out night.'
Away, I say; time wears. --Shak.
Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this
people that is with thee. --Ex. xviii.
His stock of money began to wear very low. --Sir W.
The family . . . wore out in the earlier part of the
To wear off, to pass away by degrees; as, the follies of
youth wear off with age.
To wear on, to pass on; as, time wears on. --G. Eliot.
To wear weary, to become weary, as by wear, long
occupation, tedious employment, etc.
Meaning of To wear off from wikipedia
- ready-to-wear or prêt-à-porter (pʁɛ. ta pɔʁ. te , pron; often abbreviated
rtw; 'off-the-rack' or 'off-the-peg' in casual
use) is the term for
- what not to wear is an american makeover reality television
on a british
show of the same name . the program premiered
- what not to wear is a bafta award
-nominated makeover reality television
by the bbc in 2001. the pair to national
art, also known
or 'art to wear', refers
to individually designed pieces
of (usually) handmade clothing
- it protects
surfaces, rash-causing plants, insect
bites, splinters, thorns
- in materials science
, wear is erosion
or sideways displacement
from its 'derivative' and original position
on a solid
- the river
wear (icon , ˈ , w , ɪər weer , ') in north
east england rises
in the pennines
eastwards, mostly through county
- (a)sunder'), likely
to be reference
to the valley carved
by the river
wear on whose south
bank the original settlement
- the devil wears prada
is a 2006 comedy-drama film , a loose screen adaptation
of lauren weisberger
's 2003 novel
of the same name .
- the devil wears prada
is an american melodic metalcore
band from dayton, ohio . formed
in 2005, they are currently signed
to warner music