out wore


verb (used with object), outwore, outworn, outwearing.
to wear 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 wear out; destroy by wearing: A child outwears clothes quickly.
to pass (time): trying to outwear the hours by reading.

1535–45; out- + wear

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outwear (ˌaʊtˈwɛə)
vb , -wears, -wearing, -wore, -worn
1.  to use up or destroy by wearing
2.  to last or wear longer than
3.  to outlive, outgrow, or develop beyond
4.  to deplete or exhaust in strength, determination, etc

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