wear off

Definitions of wear off
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v diminish, as by friction

Synonyms:
wear away
Types:
abrade, abrase, corrade, rub down, rub off
wear away
chafe, excoriate
tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
rasp
scrape with a rasp
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

v deteriorate through use or stress

Synonyms:
wear, wear down, 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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