What does wear down mean?

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wear down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue(verb)

    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

  2. wear, wear off, wear out, wear down, wear thin(verb)

    deteriorate through use or stress

    "The constant friction wore out the cloth"

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  1. wear down(Verb)

    To cause (someone) physical or mental fatigue.

How to pronounce wear down?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say wear down in sign language?

  1. weardown

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wear down in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wear down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of wear down in a Sentence

  1. Candace Gutierrez:

    It's a tribute to the care that they get with our staff, their wild counterparts do not live as long because again their teeth wear down, their eyesight changes, even their hearing and their skin is sensitive.

  2. Fire Department Captain Chad Whitlock:

    Emotionally, mentally, it's starting to really wear down on a lot of us, i wish people would really take Covid seriously for all the health care workers, firefighters, EMS crews, our hospital staff. We're inundated. Everybody's really tired. ... I've been here a long time with El Centro Fire Department -- 29 plus years. This is the worst I've seen it.

  3. Paton Walsh:

    Airstrikes and special operations forces strikes do eventually wear down insurgencies, as we saw in Afghanistan.

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