The wearing of something or the state of being worn as clothing. Clothing suitable for a particular purpose or of a particular type. Damage or deterioration sustained from continuous use. Have on one's body or a part of one's body as clothing, decoration, protection, or for some other purpose. Damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use. Withstand continued use or life in a specified way. (of a period of time) pass, especially slowly or tediously. Bring (a ship) about by turning its head away from the wind.