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wear tear

See definition of wear tear on Dictionary.com
  • as inuse
  • as inwear
  • as inwear and tear
  • as inconsumption
  • as inage
  • as inharm

synonyms for wear tear

  • adoption
  • benefit
  • handling
  • help
  • need
  • operation
  • practice
  • purpose
  • service
  • treatment
  • usage
  • value
  • account
  • advantage
  • appliance
  • applicability
  • appropriateness
  • avail
  • call
  • capitalization
  • cause
  • convenience
  • custom
  • end
  • exercise
  • exercising
  • exertion
  • fitness
  • good
  • habit
  • helpfulness
  • mileage
  • mobilization
  • necessity
  • object
  • occasion
  • point
  • profit
  • reason
  • relevance
  • serviceability
  • usability
  • usefulness
  • utility
  • way
  • wont
  • worth
  • wear and tear

antonyms for wear tear

MOST RELEVANT
  • disadvantage
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • inappropriateness
  • loss
  • unsuitability
  • uselessness
    • building
    • construction
    • creation
    • development
    • enlargement
    • expansion
    • growth
    • improvement
    • increase
    • fasting
    • starvation
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    How to use wear tear in a sentence

    She fixed her imploring eyes on the Virgin's face and on the saints; but all seemed to her to wear a forbidding look.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    At home Liszt doesn't wear his long abb's coat, but a short one, in which he looks much more artistic.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    To travelers blessed with golden sunshine, the Rhine may wear a grander, nobler aspect, and to such I leave it.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    "I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    The Swiss are freemen, and wear the fact unconsciously but palpably on their brows and beaming from their eyes.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    We are drawing near the chateau, and you might as well wear a cockade tricolor as let them hear that.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Louis turned at the exclamation, and looked on the faithful servant; but no tear was in his eye, no sound on his lip.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    By what word is the relation between “pendulum” and “a smile and tear” described?
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    But his head was too hot to wear a thinking cap, and no story would come at his half-hearted call.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    In the tear-stained story of humanity there has never been aught to surpass the thrilling record of Cawnpore.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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