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wear out

verb

Definition of wear out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  tire, exhaust

  3. 2 :  to make useless especially by long or hard usage

  4. 3 :  erase, efface

  5. 4 :  to endure through :  outlast <wear out a storm>

  6. 5 :  to consume (as time) tediously <wear out idle days>

  7. intransitive verb
  8. :  to become useless from long or excessive wear or use



Examples of wear out in a sentence

  1. <keeping up with twin toddlers wears me out>



14th Century

First Known Use of wear out

14th century



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