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wear off definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth" [syn: wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin]
2: diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface" [syn: wear away, wear off]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If a sensation or feeling wears off, it disappears slowly until it no longer exists or has any effect. For many the philosophy was merely a fashion, and the novelty soon wore off... Now that the initial shock was wearing off, he was in considerable pain... PHRASAL VERB: V P, V P

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. (Active.) 1. Obliterate, rub off. 2. Diminish by attrition, rub off. II. (Neuter.) Pass off by degrees or gradually.

Moby Thesaurus

ablate, abrade, be all over, be no more, become extinct, become void, blow over, die, die away, erode, expire, fray, frazzle, fret, go out, have it, have its time, lapse, pass, pass away, rub off, run its course, run out, tatter, wear, wear away, wear down, wear out, wear ragged, weather



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