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Verb: outwear (outwore,outworn)  ,awt'wehr
  1. Last longer than others
    "This material outwears all others"
  2. Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    - tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, wear down, fag out [Brit, informal], fag [informal], fatigue, knacker [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: outwears, outworn, outwore, outwearing

Type of: exceed, indispose, outdo, outgo [archaic], outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

Encyclopedia: Outwear