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Meaning of WEAR OUT

Pronunciation:  wehr awt

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  1. [v]  exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
  2. [v]  deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
  3. [v]  go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
 Synonyms: break, bust, fag, fag out, fall apart, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear, wear, wear down, wear off, wear thin, wear upon, weary
 Antonyms: freshen, refresh, refreshen
 See Also: ablate, beat, break apart, break away, break off, break up, chip, chip off, come off, crash, crumble, decay, delapidate, deteriorate, exhaust, fray, frazzle, indispose, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, pall, scuff, tucker, tucker out, wash up, wear away, wear off, whittle away, whittle down