wear out


wear out
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. tire, exhaust 2. to make useless especially by long or hard usage 3. erase, efface 4. to endure through ; outlast <
wear out a storm
>
5. to consume (as time) tediously <
wear out idle days
>
intransitive verb to become useless from long or excessive wear or use

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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