Definition of Outwear

1. Verb. Last longer than others. "This material outwears all others"




2. Verb. Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress. "Sam wants to outwear with Sue "; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
Exact synonyms: Fag, Fag Out, Fatigue, Jade, Tire, Tire Out, Wear, Wear Down, Wear Out, Wear Upon, Weary
Generic synonyms: Indispose
Specialized synonyms: Beat, Exhaust, Tucker, Tucker Out, Wash Up, Overfatigue, Overtire, Overweary
Causes: Fatigue, Jade, Pall, Tire, Weary
Derivative terms: Fatigue, Jade, Wear
Antonyms: Refresh

Definition of Outwear

1. v. t. To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing.

Definition of Outwear

1. Verb. To wear out ¹

2. Verb. To outlast ¹

3. Verb. To survive longer ¹

4. Verb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outwear

1. to last longer than [v -WORE, -WORN, -WEARING, -WEARS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outwear

outwarred
outwarring
outwars
outwash
outwashes
outwaste
outwasted
outwastes
outwasting
outway
outways
outwear (current term)
outwearied
outwearies
outwearing
outwears
outweary
outwearying
outweed
outweeded
outweeding
outweeds
outweep
outweeping
outweeps
outweigh

Literary usage of Outwear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copies by William Shakespeare (1823)
"... and we outwear the day. [Exeunt. SCENE III. Tlie English Camp. Enter the English Host; GLOSTER, BEDFORD, EXETER, SALISBURY, and WESTMORELAND. Glo. ..."

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