Definition of 'wear'
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Example sentences containing 'wear'
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Does she get to wear a big white wedding dress? Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are thick enough to wear well into autumn. The Sun (2016)Alpha women have long been wearing dresses to the office. Times, Sunday Times (2017) One said we wore dressing gowns when taking a different path to the sheds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He wears far too much hairspray for my liking. The Sun (2016)The easiest way to wear it? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They look really good with jeans, but you could wear them with something smarter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remember when we all used to wear baggy, loose jeans and we thought that was really cool? The Sun (2016)But most important, by far, is the number of times consumers wear a garment before throwing it out. Smithsonian Mag (2017)We had to wear normal clothes right the way through. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or just get him to wear them in the bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You might as well just wear dental floss. The Sun (2016)Women take clothes they no longer wear and exchange them for what they like. The Sun (2008)What else does one wear with a slouchy pyjama trouser suit? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The staging and scenery showed signs of much wear. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)It always feels great to wear something new. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We love the way he wears that parka. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In a leg that you wear all the time in your real life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Swimming attire should be worn only on beaches or at swimming pools. The Sun (2015)He wore casual team gear and an air of slight indifference. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need to make very sure that we are wearing clothes. Positive Parent Power (1991)She had two pairs and used to wear a red one with a green one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On normal days he wore a casual jacket with many pockets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You may as well wear sponges for shoes. The Sun (2010)Wear them long and tuck your bottoms into them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So why on earth does he wear that one? The Sun (2007)The bond had suffered much wear and tear. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)At a party you will not be the only person wearing something false. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Any style she wears sells five times better than others. The Sun (2012)There were things she refused to do, such as wearing anything involving buttons. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Who gets to wear the trousers has always mattered, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Undoubtedly, the most modern way to wear warm red is with white. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Synonyms of 'wear'
be dressed in, have on, dress in, be clothed in
Trends of 'wear'
Very Common. wear is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'wear'
British English: wear /wɛə/ VERB
When you wear clothes, shoes, or jewellery, you have them on your body.
He was wearing a brown uniform.
- American English: wear
- Arabic: يَرْتَدِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: vestir
- Chinese: 穿
- Croatian: nositi
- Czech: nosit mít na sobě
- Danish: have på
- Dutch: dragen kledingstuk
- European Spanish: llevar puesto
- Finnish: pitää yllään
- French: porter
- German: tragen Kleidung
- Greek: φορώ
- Italian: indossare
- Japanese: 身に着けている
- Korean: (옷을) 입다
- Norwegian: ha på (seg)
- Polish: nosić
- European Portuguese: vestir
- Romanian: a purta
- Russian: носить
- Spanish: llevar puesto
- Swedish: ha på sig
- Thai: สวมใส่
- Turkish: giymek
- Ukrainian: носити
- Vietnamese: mặc quần áo
Definition of wear from the Collins English Dictionary
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