Definition of Wear off

1. Verb. Deteriorate through use or stress. "The constant friction wore out the cloth"

Exact synonyms: Wear, Wear Down, Wear Out, Wear Thin
Generic synonyms: Deteriorate
Specialized synonyms: Ablate, Scuff
Derivative terms: Wear



2. Verb. Diminish, as by friction. "Erosion wore away the surface"
Exact synonyms: Wear Away
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Abrade, Abrase, Corrade, Rub Down, Rub Off

Definition of Wear off

1. Verb. (intransitive) to diminish in effect ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to disappear because of being abraded, over-polished, or abused ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wear Off

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weapons platform
weapons plutonium
weapons system
weapons tight
weaponsmith
weaponsmithing
weaponsmiths
wear-and-tear
wear-and-tear pigment
wear and tear
wear away
wear down
wear off (current term)
wear on
wear one's heart on one's sleeve
wear one's heart upon one's sleeve
wear out
wear out one's welcome
wear round
wear ship
wear something on one's sleeve
wear the pants
wear the trousers
wear thin
wear too many hats
wear upon

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