[weə] 1. past tense - wore; verb
1) (to be dressed in or carry on (a part of) the body: She wore a white dress; Does she usually wear spectacles?) usar
2) (to arrange (one's hair) in a particular way: She wears her hair in a pony-tail.) usar
3) (to have or show (a particular expression): She wore an angry expression.) apresentar
4) (to (cause to) become thinner etc because of use, rubbing etc: This carpet has worn in several places; This sweater is wearing thin at the elbows.) gastar(-se)
5) (to make (a bare patch, a hole etc) by rubbing, use etc: I've worn a hole in the elbow of my jacket.) fazer
6) (to stand up to use: This material doesn't wear very well.) durar
2. noun
1) (use as clothes etc: I use this suit for everyday wear; Those shoes won't stand much wear.) uso
2) (articles for use as clothes: casual wear; sportswear; leisure wear.) roupa
3) ((sometimes wear and tear) damage due to use: The hall carpet is showing signs of wear.) desgaste
4) (ability to withstand use: There's plenty of wear left in it yet.) uso
- wearer
- wearing
- worn
- wear away
- wear off
- wear out
- worn out
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[wɛə] n 1 uso (roupas). there is still a good year’s wear in it / aquilo pode muito bem ser usado por mais um ano. 2 roupas, artigos de vestuário. 3 moda. 4 gasto, desgaste, estrago. 5 durabilidade. • vt+vi (ps wore, pp worn) 1 usar, vestir, trajar. what shall I wear? / que devo vestir? 2 gastar, consumir. 3 estragar com o uso. 4 esgotar, cansar, exaustar, esfalfar. 5 durar (roupa). 6 ter, apresentar, mostrar. 7 desgastar, corroer, deteriorar. 8 Naut cavar, escavar, abrir buraco pelo atrito. 9 aceitar, tolerar. 10 virar em roda. constant dripping will wear away a stone água mole em pedra dura tanto bate até que fura. for hard wear resistente, rústico, para serviços pesados. good for everyday wear bom para o uso diário. he wears his trousers into holes ele usa a calça até furá-la. it is in wear está na moda, está em uso. men’s wear roupas para homem. she wears the breeches/trousers/pants sl quem manda é ela (na casa, família). the worse for wear a) gasto, desgastado. b) em más condições, acabado, exausto. they have these dresses in wear elas têm estes vestidos em uso. to wear and tear usar até estragar. to wear away a) desgastar, gastar com o uso. b) corroer, escavar (água). c) apagar, destruir. d) passar (tempo, dor). e) consumir-se. to wear down a) gastar (degraus de uma escada, salto de sapato). b) vencer (resistência). c) cansar, esgotar. to wear off a) gastar-se, desgastar-se. b) enfraquecer, diminuir aos poucos. c) esfriar, perder-se (sentimentos). to wear on ir, passar (tempo). to wear oneself esfalfar-se, esgotar-se. to wear one’s heart on one’s sleeves mostrar os sentimentos abertamente. to wear out a) gastar-se, desgastar-se (com o uso). b) usar, trajar (roupa) até o fim. c) esgotar (paciência). d) esgotar-se, cansar-se. e) apagar, destruir. to wear thin a) desgastar até ficar fino. b) esgotar (paciência). c) enfraquecer, perder a força ou a eficácia. to wear well estar conservado, em boas condições.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.


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