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

3 senses of wear out

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
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")

Sense 3
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")

Antonyms of adj worn-out

2 senses of worn-out

Sense 1
raddled, worn-out -- (used until no longer useful; "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles")

INDIRECT (VIA worn) -> new -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")

Sense 2
exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out (prenominal), worn out (predicate) -- (drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out")

INDIRECT (VIA tired) -> rested -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")
                                                                         

Similarity of adj worn-out

2 senses of worn-out

Sense 1
raddled, worn-out -- (used until no longer useful; "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles")
       => worn (vs. new) -- (affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket")

Sense 2
exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out (prenominal), worn out (predicate) -- (drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out")
       => tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

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