To weary out
Weary Wea"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wearied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearying}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one's self with labor or traveling. [1913 Webster]

So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To make weary of anything; to exhaust the patience of, as by continuance. [1913 Webster]

I stay too long by thee; I weary thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To harass by anything irksome. [1913 Webster]

I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{To weary out}, to subdue or exhaust by fatigue. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To jade; tire; fatigue; fag. See {Jade}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To tire out — Tire Tire, v. t. To exhaust the strength of, as by toil or labor; to exhaust the patience of; to wear out (one s interest, attention, or the like); to weary; to fatigue; to jade. Shak. [1913 Webster] Tired with toil, all hopes of safety past.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fag out — Fag Fag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fagged} (f[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fagging} (f[a^]g g[i^]ng).] [Cf. LG. fakk wearied, weary, vaak slumber, drowsiness, OFries. fai, equiv. to f[=a]ch devoted to death, OS. f[=e]gi, OHG. feigi, G. feig, feige,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To let out — Let Let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Let} ({Letted} (l[e^]t t[e^]d), [Obs].); p. pr. & vb. n. {Letting}.] [OE. leten, l[ae]ten (past tense lat, let, p. p. laten, leten, lete), AS. l[=ae]tan (past tense l[=e]t, p. p. l[=ae]ten); akin to OFries. l[=e]ta,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To set out — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. i. 1. To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end. [1913 Webster] Ere the weary sun set in the west. Shak. [1913 Webster] Thus this century sets with little mirth, and the next… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weary out — transitive verb : to pass or spend (time) in monotony, tedium, or longing wearied out the lonely days * * * weary out (old) 1. To exhaust 2. To get tediously through (a period of time) • • • Main Entry: ↑weary …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weary — Wea ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wearied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearying}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reduce or exhaust the physical strength or endurance of; to tire; to fatigue; as, to weary one s self with labor or traveling. [1913 Webster] So shall he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out|wear|y — «owt WIHR ee», transitive verb, wear|ied, wear|y|ing. to weary to exhaustion; tire out …   Useful english dictionary

  • weary — 1. adjective a) A feeling of being mentally fatigued. A weary traveller knocked at the door. b) Expressive of fatigue. He gave me a weary smile. 2. verb To make or to become weary …   Wiktionary

  • To let alone — Let Let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Let} ({Letted} (l[e^]t t[e^]d), [Obs].); p. pr. & vb. n. {Letting}.] [OE. leten, l[ae]ten (past tense lat, let, p. p. laten, leten, lete), AS. l[=ae]tan (past tense l[=e]t, p. p. l[=ae]ten); akin to OFries. l[=e]ta,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To let blood — Let Let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Let} ({Letted} (l[e^]t t[e^]d), [Obs].); p. pr. & vb. n. {Letting}.] [OE. leten, l[ae]ten (past tense lat, let, p. p. laten, leten, lete), AS. l[=ae]tan (past tense l[=e]t, p. p. l[=ae]ten); akin to OFries. l[=e]ta,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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