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1. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] be dressed in.

Synonyms

  • dress
  • get dressed

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Wear

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

How do you pronounce wear?

Pronounce wear as wɛr.

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Sentences with wear


1. Verb, base form
You'll want to wear gloves when working with most bathroom floor cleaners.

2. Adjective
Also wear rubber or plastic gloves if the hands are going to be exposed to harsh chemicals or cleaners.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Examine the springs for rust, damage and excessive wear.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The clothing you wear to work out is just as important as bringing water with you.

Quotes about wear


1. One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was a beautiful girl. I wear colors that I really like, I wear makeup that makes me feel pretty, and it really helps. It doesn't have anything to do with how the world perceives you. What matters is what you see.
- Gabourey Sidibe

2. I wouldn't wear turtlenecks. That I'm not envious of. But who knows? I might sneak out a few things and hope and pray that no one says, 'Hey, didn't you wear that when you were playing an enormous geek on TV?'
- Simon Helberg

3. I collaborated with fellow cat lover and designer Geren Ford to create a sweater that we hope any cat parent would wear to show their kitty pride and that all animal lovers can wear in support of the ASPCA.
- Kellie Pickler

2. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] have on one's person.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • feature

Antonyms

  • undergarment
  • overgarment
  • natural object

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] deteriorate through use or stress.

Synonyms

  • wear out
  • scuff
  • ablate
  • deteriorate
  • wear down
  • wear thin

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] have or show an appearance of.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • northern
  • terminal

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] last and be usable.

Synonyms

  • hold out
  • endure

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • stabilize
  • better

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wear

noun. ['ˈwɛr'] impairment resulting from long use.

Synonyms

  • impairment

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wear

noun. ['ˈwɛr'] a covering designed to be worn on a person's body.

Synonyms

  • beachwear
  • attire
  • duds
  • dress
  • gray
  • garment
  • covering
  • wearing apparel
  • loungewear
  • raiment
  • drag
  • work-clothing
  • sleepwear
  • civilian clothing
  • vesture
  • nightwear
  • grey
  • change
  • outerwear
  • footwear
  • woman's clothing
  • consumer goods
  • regalia
  • threads
  • uniform
  • handwear
  • headdress
  • ready-to-wear
  • slip-on
  • vestiture
  • garb
  • togs
  • knitwear
  • wardrobe
  • array
  • leisure wear
  • accouterment
  • clothes
  • overclothes
  • blue
  • hand wear
  • headgear
  • neckpiece
  • nightclothes
  • article of clothing
  • plain clothes
  • clothing
  • accessory
  • work-clothes
  • slops
  • black
  • man's clothing
  • protective garment
  • accoutrement
  • civilian dress
  • habiliment
  • street clothes
  • civilian garb
  • wearable
  • apparel

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • disarrange
  • informal
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wear

noun. ['ˈwɛr'] the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment.

Synonyms

  • human action
  • act
  • wearing
  • deed

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • dress down
  • overdress
  • stay

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wear

verb. ['ˈwɛr'] put clothing on one's body.

Synonyms

  • try
  • get dressed
  • put on
  • don
  • assume
  • slip on
  • dress
  • get into
  • hat
  • try on

Antonyms

  • slip off
  • artifact
  • push
  • exhale

Etymology

  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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