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Synonyms of wear out

Verb


1. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue, indispose

usage: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

2. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart, decay, crumble, dilapidate

usage: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

3. wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin, deteriorate

usage: deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"

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