Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wearing

2 senses of wearing

Sense 1
erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away -- ((geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it))
       => geological process, geologic process -- ((geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified)

Sense 2
wear, wearing -- (the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear")
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

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

9 senses of wear

Sense 1
wear, have on -- (be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day")

Sense 2
wear, bear -- (have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 3
wear -- (have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 4
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")

Sense 5
wear -- (have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 6
wear, hold out, endure -- (last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years")
       => last, endure -- (persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days")

Sense 7
break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart -- (go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely")
       => decay, crumble, dilapidate -- (fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay")
          Phrasal Verb-> wear away#2; wear off#2; wear away#1

Sense 8
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 9
wear, put on, get into, don, assume -- (put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans")
       => dress, get dressed -- (put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

Antonyms of adj wearing

1 sense of wearing

Sense 1
exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying -- (producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing")

INDIRECT (VIA effortful) -> effortless -- (requiring or apparently requiring no effort; "the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air")

Similarity of adj wearing

1 sense of wearing

Sense 1
exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying -- (producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing")
       => effortful (vs. effortless) -- (requiring great physical effort)

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