Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wear_down

2 senses of wear down

Sense 1
tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue -- (exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike")
       => indispose -- (cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed")

Sense 2
wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin -- (deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth")
       => deteriorate -- (become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated")

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