Denizione di  wear - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua wear



wear (third-person singular simple present wears, present participle wearing, simple past wore, past participle worn)

  1. To carry or have equipped on or about ones body, as an item of clothing, equipment, decoration, etc.
    Hes wearing some nice pants today.
    She wore her medals with pride.
    Please wear your seatbelt.
    He was wearing his lunch after tripping and falling into the buffet.
  2. To have or carry on ones person habitually, consistently; or, to maintain in a particular fashion or manner.
    He wears eyeglasses.
    She wears her hair in braids.
  3. To bear or display in ones aspect or appearance.
    She wore a smile all day.
    He walked out of the courtroom wearing an air of satisfaction.
  4. (colloquial, with ""it"") To overcome ones reluctance and endure a (previously specified) situation.
    I know you dont like working with him, but youll just have to wear it.
  5. To eat away at, erode, diminish, or consume gradually; to cause a gradual deterioration in; to produce (some change) through attrition, exposure, or constant use.
    Youre going to wear a hole in the bottom of those shoes.
    The water has slowly worn a channel into these rocks.
    Long illness had worn the bloom from her cheeks.
    Exile had worn the man to a shadow.
  6. (intransitive) To undergo gradual deterioration; become impaired; be reduced or consumed gradually due to any continued process, activity, or use.
    The tiles were wearing thin due to years of childrens feet.
  7. To exhaust, fatigue, expend, or weary.
    His neverending criticism has finally worn my patience.
    Toil and care soon wear the spirit.
    Our physical advantage allowed us to wear the other team out and win.
  8. (intransitive) To last or remain durable under hard use or over time; to retain usefulness, value, or desirable qualities under any continued strain or long period of time; sometimes said of a person, regarding the quality of being easy or difficult to tolerate.
    Dont worry, this fabric will wear. These pants will last you for years.
    This color wears so well, I must have washed this sweater a thousand times.
    I have to say, our friendship has worn pretty well.
    Its hard to get to know him, but he wears well.
  9. (intransitive, colloquial) (in the phrase ""wearing on (someone)"") To cause annoyance, irritation, fatigue, or weariness near the point of an exhaustion of patience.
    Her high pitched voice is really wearing on me lately.
  10. (intransitive, of time) To pass slowly, gradually or tediously.
    wear on, wear away.
    As the years wore on, we seemed to have less and less in common.
  11. (nautical) To bring (a sailing vessel) onto the other tack by bringing the wind around the stern (as opposed to tacking when the wind is brought around the bow); to come round on another tack by turning away from the wind.

Wikipedia wear (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) (in combination) clothing (such as footwear)
  2. (uncountable) damage to the appearance and/or strength of an item caused by use over time
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
      Now, I still think that for this box of matches to have escaped the wear of time for immemorial years was a strange, and for me, a most fortunate thing.
  3. (uncountable) fashion

Definizione italiano>inglese wear

  to have on (clothes)

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

abbigliamento ,indossare ,usura ,durare ,portare

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