outwear

verb
out·​wear | \ ˌau̇t-ˈwer How to pronounce outwear (audio) \
outwore\ ˌau̇t-​ˈwȯr How to pronounce outwore (audio) \; outworn\ ˌau̇t-​ˈwȯrn How to pronounce outworn (audio) \; outwearing

Definition of outwear

transitive verb

2 : to last longer than a fabric that outwears others

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Synonyms for outwear

Synonyms

outlast, outlive

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Examples of outwear in a Sentence

these running shoes have outworn any others that I have ever bought a daily grind that would outwear anybody

First Known Use of outwear

1542, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of outwear was in 1542

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