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Outwear   Listen
verb
Outwear  v. t.  (past outwore; past part. outworn; pres. part. outwearing)  
1.
To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing.
2.
To last longer than; to outlast; as, this cloth will outwear the other. "If I the night outwear."






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"Outwear" Quotes from Famous Books



... They do it on purpose to escape the handed-downs! They won't even have hair ribbons different. And the result is that poor Connie never gets one new thing except shoes. She says she can not help thanking the Lord in her prayers, that all of us outwear our shoes before we can outgrow them.—Connie is only nine. Fairy is sixteen, and the twins are thirteen. They are a very clever lot of girls. Fairy, as I told you, is just naturally smart, and aims to be a college professor. Lark is an intelligent studious girl, and ...
— Prudence of the Parsonage • Ethel Hueston



Words linked to "Outwear" :   outdo, fatigue, exhaust, exceed, outperform, tire out, wear out, indispose, refresh, overweary, outmatch, surmount, tire, weary, wash up, outgo, fag, overtire, overfatigue, wear down, fag out, beat, wear upon



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