Die Übersetzung von "wear" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /weə/ (past tense wore /woː/, past participle worn /woːn/)

to be dressed in or carry on (a part of) the body

She wore a white dress
Does she usually wear glasses?

to arrange (one’s hair) in a particular way

She wears her hair in a ponytail.

to have or show (a particular expression)

She wore an angry expression on her face.

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.

to make (a bare patch, a hole etc) by rubbing, use etc

I’ve worn a hole in the elbow of my jacket.

to stand up to use

résister (à l’usure)
This material doesn’t wear very well.
wearable adjective

(negative unwearable) fit to be worn

My only wearable coat is at the cleaners.
wearer noun

personne qui porte (…)
a dress that makes the wearer feel elegant.
wearing adjective


I’ve had rather a wearing day.
worn /woːn/ adjective

damaged as a result of use

a badly-worn carpet.
wear away

to make or become damaged, thinner, smoother etc through use, rubbing etc

The steps have (been) worn away in places.
wear off

to become less

The pain is wearing off.
wear out

to (cause to) become unfit for further use

My socks have worn out
I’ve worn out my socks.
worn out

so damaged by use as to be unfit for further use

usé jusqu’à la corde
These shoes are worn out
a worn-out sweater.

very tired

His wife is worn out after looking after the children.

(Die Übersetzung von "wear" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)