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 wear out wear out

verb

  • ( ) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress  ( fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary )
    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
     We wore ourselves out on this hike
    We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • ( ) deteriorate through use or stress  ( wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin )
    deteriorate through use or stress
     The constant friction wore out the cloth
    The constant friction wore out the cloth
  • ( ) go to pieces  ( break, bust, fall apart, wear, wear out )
    go to pieces
     The lawn mower finally broke
    The lawn mower finally broke
     The gears wore out
    The gears wore out
     The old chair finally fell apart completely
    The old chair finally fell apart completely


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