wear down

Definitions of wear down
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v exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Synonyms:
fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear out, wear upon, weary
Antonyms:
freshen, refresh, refreshen
make fresh again
Types:
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beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
wear out completely
overfatigue, overtire, overweary
tire excessively
frazzle
exhaust physically or emotionally
play
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
kill
tire out completely
Type of:
indispose
cause to feel unwell

v deteriorate through use or stress

Synonyms:
wear, wear off, wear out, wear thin
Types:
ablate
wear away through erosion or vaporization
scuff
get or become scuffed
Type of:
deteriorate
become worse or disintegrate

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