Meaning of “wear out something” in the English Dictionary


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wear out something

phrasal verb with wear us /weər/ verb past tense wore /wɔr, woʊr/ , past participle worn /wɔrn, woʊrn/


to use something so much or for so long that it is no longer usable:

I read that book over and over till I wore it out.

(Definition of “wear out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)