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wear and tear

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wear and tear

  1. the result of long and hard use <my favorite jeans finally succumbed to wear and tear and had to be replaced> Synonyms wearRelated Words abrasion, corrosion, erosion; decomposition, deterioration, disintegration; fatigueNear Antonyms fixing, mending, patching, rebuilding, reconditioning, reconstruction, renovation, repair, revamping




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