Synonyms of 'wear on'
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passDictionary, progress, proceed
As the days wore on Brad became increasingly depressed.
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When time elapses, it passes.
Forty-eight hours have elapsed since his arrest.
If you proceed with a course of action, you continue with it.
The defence is not yet ready to proceed with the trial.
Thesaurus for wear on from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that time wears on , you mean that it passes , especially when it seems to pass slowly.