Definition Wear

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Definition

to wear: to be dressed in, to be clothed in, to dress
verb
To wear is used for anything that you put on your body: clothes, glasses, hats, etc.

to wear glasses to need spectacles because of a vision problem

To talk about "having" something in one's hand, we use to carry:

to carry a bag

This is an irregular verb:
I wear / I wore / I have worn

Pronunciation examples
UK: What are you wearing? You look ridiculous.
US: I had nothing to wear so I borrowed one of your dresses.

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