Worn+by+use

  • 1Use of Beads at Prayers —     Use of Beads at Prayers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Use of Beads at Prayers     Beads variously strung together, according to the kind, order, and number of prayers in certain forms of devotion, are in common use among Catholics as an… …

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  • 2worn — (adj.) c.1500, from adj. use of pp. of wear, from O.E. geworen (see WEAR (Cf. wear)). Worn out exhausted by use is attested from 1610s in reference to things, c.1700 in reference to persons …

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  • 3worn — [wôrn] vt., vi. pp. of WEAR1 adj. 1. showing the effects of use, wear, etc. 2. damaged by use or wear 3. showing the effects of worry or anxiety …

    English World dictionary

  • 4worn out — adjective 1. ) too old or damaged to use any longer: dirty worn out shoes 2. ) extremely tired: EXHAUSTED: He looked worn out, as if he d missed a night s sleep …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5Use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport — The use of performance enhancing drugs in sport is commonly referred to by the term doping , particularly by those organizations that regulate competitions. The use of performance enhancing drugs is mostly done to improve athletic performance.… …

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  • 6Use — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Use >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 use use Sgm: N 1 employ employ employment Sgm: N 1 exercise exercise exercitation Sgm: N 1 application application appliance Sgm: N 1 adhibition …

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  • 7Worn — Wear Wear, v. t. [imp. {Wore} (w[=o]r); p. p. {Worn} (w[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wearing}. Before the 15th century wear was a weak verb, the imp. & p. p. being {Weared}.] [OE. weren, werien, AS. werian to carry, to wear, as arms or clothes; akin… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8worn out — also worn out 1) ADJ Something that is worn out is so old, damaged, or thin from use that it cannot be used any more. Car buyers tend to replace worn out tyres with the same brand. ...faded bits of worn out clothing. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ …

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  • 9worn out — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, abjured, ablated, all in, antiquated, antique, archaic, ausgespielt, beat, beat up, beaten, bone weary, burned out, burnt up, bushed, consumed, dead, dead and alive, dead tired, deadbeat, depleted, deserted …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10use — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Employment for a purpose Nouns 1. use, employ[ment]; exercise, application, appliance; adhibition, disposal; consumption; usufruct; recourse, resort, avail; utilization, service, wear; recycling; usage,… …

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  • 11use — v. & n. v.tr. 1 cause to act or serve for a purpose; bring into service; avail oneself of (rarely uses the car; use your discretion). 2 treat (a person) in a specified manner (they used him shamefully). 3 exploit for one s own ends (they are just …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12worn — [[t]wɔrn, woʊrn[/t]] v. 1) pp. of wear 2) diminished in value or usefulness through wear, use, handling, etc.: worn clothing; worn tires[/ex] 3) wearied; exhausted; spent worn′ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13worn — /wɔn / (say wawn) verb 1. past participle of wear1. –adjective 2. impaired by wear or use: worn clothing. 3. Also, worn out. wearied or exhausted: I m feeling a bit worn. –wornness, noun …

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  • 14use — verb ju:z 1》 take, hold, or deploy as a means of achieving something.     ↘informal take (an illegal drug). 2》 take or consume (an amount) from a limited supply.     ↘(use something up) consume or expend the whole of something.     ↘(be used up)… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15worn-out — /wɔn ˈaʊt/ (say wawn owt) adjective 1. worn or used until no longer fit for use. 2. exhausted by use, strain, etc …

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  • 16worn — wornness, n. /wawrn, wohrn/, v. 1. pp. of wear. adj. 2. diminished in value or usefulness through wear, use, handling, etc.: worn clothing; worn tires. 3. wearied; exhausted. Syn. 3. fatigued, tired, spent. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17worn out — adjective a) Damaged and useless due to hard or continued use. That old tractor is worn out. b) Exhausted or fatigued from exertion. I was worn out after all that work …

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  • 18worn-out — adjective a) Damaged due to hard or continued use or exposure until no longer useful or effective. There is no challenge in fighting a worn out old man. b) Exhausted or fatigued from exertion. He still wears his old worn out shoes …

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  • 19worn — a. Impaired (by use), wasted, abraded, consumed, decayed, threadbare, worn out, used up, worn to a thread, worse for wear …

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  • 20worn out — UK / US adjective 1) extremely tired He looked worn out, as if he d missed a night s sleep. 2) too old or damaged to use any longer dirty worn out shoes …

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