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English verb: outwear

1. outwear (stative) last longer than others


SamplesThis material outwears all others.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

2. outwear (body) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress


SamplesWe wore ourselves out on this hike.


Synonymsfag, fag out, fatigue, jade, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)indispose


Narrower (hyponym)beat, exhaust, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, tucker, tucker out, wash up


Causefatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary


Antonymsrefreshen, freshen, refresh









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