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English definition of “wear off”

wear off

phrasal verb with wear
 
 
/weər/ verb (past tense wore, past participle worn)
B2 If a feeling or the effect of something wears off, it gradually disappears: The anaesthetic is starting to wear off.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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