Synonyms for (verb) wear off

Synonyms: wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin

Definition: deteriorate through use or stress

Usage: The constant friction wore out the cloth

Similar words: deteriorate

Definition: become worse or disintegrate

Usage: His mind deteriorated


Synonyms: wear away, wear off

Definition: diminish, as by friction

Usage: Erosion wore away the surface

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment