What does wearing mean?

Definitions for wearing
ˈwɛər ɪŋwear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing awaynoun

    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

  2. wear, wearingadjective

    the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment

    "she bought it for everyday wear"

  3. exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearyingadjective

    producing exhaustion

    "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"

Wiktionary

  1. wearingnoun

    the mechanical process of eroding or grinding

  2. wearingadjective

    intended to be worn

  3. wearingadjective

    causing tiredness

  4. wearingadjective

    causing erosion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wearing

    of Wear

  2. Wearingnoun

    the act of one who wears; the manner in which a thing wears; use; conduct; consumption

  3. Wearingnoun

    that which is worn; clothes; garments

  4. Wearingadjective

    pertaining to, or designed for, wear; as, wearing apparel

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wearing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2148

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wearing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1761

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of wearing in a Sentence

  1. Donald Milton:

    The best vaccine against fear is knowledge and empowering people to take care of themselves, why wearing a mask is important is because it blocks the aerosols at their source, when it is easy to block them.

  2. Sun Shuopeng:

    In the city of Wuhan after one month since the adoption of the lockdown policy, we see a decreasing trend from the peak of the disease, here in Milan, the hardest hit area by Covid-19, there isn't a very strict lockdown : public transportation is still working and people are still moving around, you're still having dinners and parties in the hotels and you're not wearing masks. We need every citizen to be involved in the fight of Covid-19 and follow this policy.

  3. Duyeon Kim:

    His overarching message was confident, normal, sophisticated... reminiscent of the feel as the Singapore summit setting, wearing a suit and tie, but he still sent a very firm word of caution, bordering a nuanced threat, that if Washington doesn't keep its Singapore promise and continues with sanctions, then he has Plan B in mind and will go his separate way. He's exuding confidence that his country isn't hung up over the Duyeon Kim, that they can still prosper without Washington.

  4. Jonathan Darracott:

    Having a dial on view was not to everybody's taste, especially if you were wearing fine jewelries, and hiding the piece under some diamonds was a very decent way of having a watch without being perceived of having a watch.

  5. Leah Tornabene:

    We were watching the show together and I didn't even notice that the dog wasn't wearing a vest, i was quite surprised that a child at age eight could recognize that there was an issue there, and that he could find a solution to fix that problem. It made me very proud to see him doing this.

Images & Illustrations of wearing

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