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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Outwear \Out*wear"\, v. t.
1. To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing. --Milton.
2. To last longer than; to outlast; as, this cloth will
outwear the other. "If I the night outwear." --Pope.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: last longer than others; "This material outwears all
2: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or
stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire,
wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out,
outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue] [ant:
freshen, refresh, refreshen]
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