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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wearingnoun

    Cloaths.

    Etymology: from wear.

    It was his bidding;
    Give me my nightly wearing and adieu. William Shakespeare.

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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  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. Howard Stern several years ago:

    We've got to cure AIDS so then we can go back to not wearing rubbers, those were the good old days.

  2. Steven McCraw:

    Three minutes after the suspect entered the west building, there was a sufficient number of armed officers wearing body armor to isolate, distract, and neutralize the subject.

  3. Proverb World:

    Stupid are finding it difficult to accept that they have been fooled in the name of covid by media by constantly showing fabricated stories of corona virus increase cases and stupid still roam around wearing masks most of the time and biggest fools even got their kids to wear masks

  4. Helle Merete Brix:

    They tried to shoot their way into the conference room, i saw one of them running by, wearing a mask. There was no way to tell his face. I'm not even sure if there was one or two.

  5. Police Chief Link Strate:

    I can tell you that Gordon was targeted because he was wearing an Arvada police uniform and a badge, officer Beesley was ambushed by a person who expressed hatred of police officers.

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