wear englannista suomeksi
olla yllään, olla päällä, pitää
(ux) (nowrap) wearing his lunch after tripping and falling (nowrap)
(RQ:Weyman Chippinge Borough)
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
1870, Marion Harland, ''Helen Gardner's Wedding-day'' (page 139)
- Then the bridegroom came slowly up the walk, wearing a very unbridegroomlike aspect, (..)
To overcome one's reluctance and endure a (previously specified) situation.
(RQ:Scott Guy Mannering) began to wear very low.
- The family that had raised it wore out in the earlier part of this century
His neverending criticism has finally worn my patience. Toil and care soon wear the spirit. Our physical advantage allowed us to wear the other team out and win.
To last or remain durable under hard use or over time; to retain usefulness, value, or desirable qualities under any continued strain or long period of time; sometimes said of a person, regarding the quality of being easy or difficult to tolerate.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
To bring (a sailing vessel) onto the other tack by bringing the wind around the stern (as opposed to tacking when the wind is brought around the bow); to come round on another tack by turning away from the wind. Also written "ware". Past: weared, or wore/worn.
(''in combination'') clothing
(RQ:Wells Time Machine)
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
''to wear the wolf from the sheep''
(dated form of)