Definition of

Wear out

  1. (verb, body) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
  2. (verb, contact) go to pieces
    The gears wore out
    The old chair finally fell apart completely
  3. (verb, change) deteriorate through use or stress

via WordNet, Princeton University

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