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Definition 1: the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment - [noun denoting act]

Samples where wearing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she bought it for everyday wear

Synonyms for wearing in the sense of this definition

(wearing is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

Definition 2: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for wearing in the sense of this definition

(wearing is a kind of ...) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

(... is a kind of wearing ) marks on a glaciated rock caused by the movement of a glacier

(... is a kind of wearing ) the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers

(... is a kind of wearing ) erosion by friction

(... is a kind of wearing ) the erosion of beaches

(... is a kind of wearing ) (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

"a constant deflation of the desert landscape"

(... is a kind of wearing ) the process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced

(... is a kind of wearing ) the washing away of soil by the flow of water

(wearing belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

Definition 3: producing exhaustion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wearing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an exhausting march
  • the visit was especially wearing

Synonyms for wearing in the sense of this definition

(wearing is similar to ...) requiring great physical effort

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