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wear out

verb as in become worn

verb as in exhaust

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Example Sentences

To me they come off like extended skits that wear out their welcome long before the halfway mark.

Most people are now dying because their bodies wear out, one way or another and stop repairing themselves.

Not a raid, authorities say, but a pressure tactic, as police look to wear out a man they want to capture alive.

This rebellion is less a sprint than a marathon, with each side attempting to wear out its opponent in a contest of endurance.

As the bits of stone wear out they are replaced by others, which fall in from above.

Human individuals do wear out and have to be replaced by reproduction.

Hunger and pain and toil were doing their best to wear out his strength.

Words of consolation are but empty sounds, for to time alone it belongs to wear out the tears of affliction.

Ef you wear out your poor old throat talkin, you may get de sumption; and den whatd become o me?


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wear out, such as: break, decay, waste, and wear.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.