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How to Pronounce wear?

Correct pronunciation for the word "wear" is [wˈe͡ə], [wˈe‍ə], [w_ˈeə].

Definition of wear

  1. The act of wearing; diminution by friction; the thing worn; a dam in a river. Wear and tear, the loss by wearing, as of machinery in use. See Weir.
  2. To put a ship on the other tack by turning her round, with stern toward the wind.
  3. To be wasted; to be diminished by attrition; to be spent tediously; to be consumed by slow degrees; to advance by slow degrees. To wear off, to pass away by degrees.
  4. To waste or impair by attrition; to lessen or diminish by time, use, or instruments; to carry appendant to the body; to have or exhibit; to affect by degrees. To wear away, to consume or diminish. To wear off, to diminish by attrition. To wear out, to render useless by attrition or decay; to consume tediously; to waste the strength of; to harass.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Wear?

  • The personal forms of the verb "wear" in present tense are as follows:

  • - I wear

  • - You wear

  • - He/She/It wears

  • - We wear

  • - You wear

  • - They wear
  • What is the past tense of Wear?

  • The personal forms of the verb "wear" in past tense are:

  • 1. I wore

  • 2. You wore

  • 3. He/she/it wore

  • 4. We wore

  • 5. You wore

  • 6. They wore
  • What is the adverb for wear?

    The adverb for the word "wear" is "wearily".

    What is the adjective for wear?

    The adjective form of the word "wear" is "worn".

    Usage over time for wear:

    This graph shows how "wear" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of wear?

    The plural of the "wear" can be the "wears".

    What is the singular form of wear?

    The singular of the "wear" can be the "wear".

    Synonyms for Wear:


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