American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past tense of wear.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. Simple past of wear.
GNU Webster's 1913
“As the term wore on, I found myself wondering how long I could last.”
“As the term wore on, it turned out that Christopher was a hard worker.”
“Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off -- many people turned their attention to White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.”
“By the 'virtual console' near the fusebox, under the drive train is the policy widget shut-off valve. the label wore off; turn right to tighten, left to loosen.”
“As the term wore on, the thought of exams. brought to Gordon only a feeling of excitement.”
“As the term wore on he lost his independence -- almost without knowing it.”
“So the rest of the term wore away, and time healed the wound to some extent; and by-and-by the Christmas holidays drew near and the date of”
“They decorated him with a frontlet and with bracelets, for every man who received a title wore bracelets, each according to his dignity.”
“I hope she wears the leathers like Palin wore at the recent McCain rally.”
“Bristol Palin wore a monkey costume on Monday night as part of her fifth "Dancing with the Stars" performance.”
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