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. Lincoln Park Police Department:

    It was stated in the original post that we believedthe excessive wearing of an N95 mask was a contributing factor to this accident.

  2. Filippa Bua:

    I first felt sorry for the man, thinking that he had a prosthesis and wondering if I had somehow forced him to give me the wrong arm, but then he admitted he was wearing the fake arm on purpose to avoid getting the vaccine !

  3. Nathan Darsch:

    All these policies have just instituted fear on campus. There was technically a snitch policy, like you could anonymously tip people for not wearing masks, what was especially egregious was how enforcement was supposed to be handled at Trinity. They put the responsibility of these policies being enforced on the educators.

  4. Timothy Trybus:

    You should not be wearing that in the United States of America.

  5. Monica Lewinsky:

    Now I admit I made mistakes — especially wearing that beret — but the attention and judgment that I received — not the story, but that I personally received — was unprecedented, i was branded as a tramp, tart, slut, whore, bimbo and, of course, 'that woman.' I was known by many, but actually known by few. I get it. It was easy to forget 'that woman' was dimensional and had a soul.

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