verb (used with object), outwore, outworn, outwearing.
to or last longer than; outlast:
a well-made product that outwears its competition.
to exhaust in strength or endurance:
The daily toil had soon outworn him.
to outlive or outgrow:
Perhaps he will outwear those eccentricities.
to out; destroy by :
A child outwears clothes quickly.
to pass (time):
trying to outwear the hours by reading.
verb (transitive) -wears, -wearing, -wore, -worn
to use up or destroy by wearing
to last or wear longer than
to outlive, outgrow, or develop beyond
to deplete or exhaust in strength, determination, etc
[out-wey] /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/ verb (used with object) 1. to exceed in value, importance, influence, etc.: The advantages of the plan outweighed its defects. 2. to exceed in weight: The champion will probably outweigh his opponent. 3. to be too heavy or burdensome for: Collapse may follow if the load outweighs its supports. /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. […]
[out-went] /ˌaʊtˈwɛnt/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [out-goh] /ˈaʊtˌgoʊ/ noun, plural outgoes. 1. the act or process of out: Her illness occasioned a tremendous outgo of affectionate concern. 2. money paid out; expenditure: a record of income and outgo. 3. something that out; outflow: The outgo of electrical energy had to be increased. […]
[wahyl] /waɪl/ noun 1. a trick, artifice, or stratagem meant to fool, trap, or entice; device. 2. wiles, artful or beguiling behavior. 3. deceitful cunning; trickery. verb (used with object), wiled, wiling. 4. to beguile, entice, or lure (usually followed by away, from, into, etc.): The music wiled him from his study. Verb phrases 5. […]
[out-wit] /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (used with object), outwitted, outwitting. 1. to get the better of by superior ingenuity or cleverness; outsmart: to outwit a dangerous opponent. 2. Archaic. to surpass in wisdom or knowledge. /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (transitive) -wits, -witting, -witted 1. to get the better of by cunning or ingenuity 2. (archaic) to be of greater […]