Synonyms of wear on
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passDictionary • As the days wore on Brad became increasingly depressed.
pass • As the years passed, he grew discontented with his marriage.
progress • He progressed slowly along the coast in an easterly direction.
proceed • The defence is not yet ready to proceed with the trial.
go by or past
elapse • Forty-eight hours have elapsed since his arrest.
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elapseWhen time elapses, it passes.
• Forty-eight hours have elapsed since his arrest.
• As the years passed, he grew discontented with his marriage.
proceedIf 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.