Synonyms of 'wear on'
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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.
As the years passed, he grew discontented with his marriage.
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.