Definition of Wear. Meaning of Wear. Synonyms of Wear

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Definition of Wear

Wear
Weir Weir (w[=e]r), Wear Wear,n. [OE. wer, AS. wer; akin to G. wehr, AS. werian to defend, protect, hinder, G. wehren, Goth. warjan; and perhaps to E. wary; or cf. Skr. v[.r] to check, hinder. [root]142. Cf. Garret.] 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like. 2. A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish. 3. A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, -- used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.
Wear
Wear 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.' --Milton. Away, I say; time wears. --Shak. Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this people that is with thee. --Ex. xviii. 18. His stock of money began to wear very low. --Sir W. Scott. The family . . . wore out in the earlier part of the century. --Beaconsfield. 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.
Wear
Wear Wear (?; 277), n. Same as Weir.
Wear
Wear Wear, n. The result of wearing or use; consumption, diminution, or impairment due to use, friction, or the like; as, the wear of this coat has been good.

Meaning of Wear from wikipedia

- Wear is the damaging, gradual removal or deformation of material at solid surfaces. Causes of wear can be mechanical (e.g., erosion) or chemical (e.g....
- Wear is the erosion of material from a solid surface by the action of another material. Wear may also refer to: Putting on clothing River Wear, in North...
- Wear OS (also known simply as Wear and formerly Android Wear) is a version of Google's Android operating system designed for smar****ches and other wearables...
- Tyne and Wear (/ˌtaɪn  ...  ˈwɪər/) is a metropolitan county in North East England, situated around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear. It came into...
- Ready-to-wear (or prêt-à-porter; abbreviated RTW; "off-the-rack" or "off-the-peg" in casual use) is the term for ready-made garments, sold in finished...
- Wear and tear is damage that naturally and inevitably occurs as a result of normal wear or aging. It is used in a legal context for such areas as warranty...
- Formal wear or full dress is the Western dress code category applicable for the most formal occasions, such as weddings, christenings, confirmations, funerals...
- Informal wear or undress, also called business wear, corporate/office wear, tenue de ville or dress clothes, is a Western dress code for clothing defined...
- Casual wear (or casual attire or clothing) is a Western dress code that is relaxed, occasional, spontaneous and suited for everyday use. Casual wear became...
- A Wear was an Irish chain of women's clothing stores with a wide number of operations in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The brand also operated...