wear away

Definition of wear away

  1. :  to gradually disappear or to cause (something) to gradually disappear or become thinner, smaller, etc., because of use The paint on the sign had worn away. Even a trickle of water will eventually wear rock away. —often used as (be) worn away The table's finish was worn away.

Word by Word Definitions

wearplay
  1. :  to bear or have on the person

    :  to use habitually for clothing, adornment, or assistance

    :  to carry on the person

  1. :  the act of wearing :  the state of being worn :  use

    :  clothing or an article of clothing usually of a particular kind

    :  clothing worn for a special occasion or popular during a specific period

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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