Gear and Wear


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Gear noun – Covering for the human body.
Usage example: the latest in kid gear

Wear is a synonym for gear in clothing topic. In some cases you can use "Wear" instead a noun "Gear", when it comes to topics like dress.
Nearby Words: geared, gearing, gearbox
Synonyms for Gear


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Wear noun – Covering for the human body.
Usage example: the latest in fashionable wear

Gear is a synonym for wear in get-up topic. Sometimes you can use "Gear" instead a noun "Wear". informal substitute
Nearby Words: weary, wearing, weariness, wearable, wearer
Synonyms for Wear

How words are described

fancy fancy gear fancy wear
fetish fetish gear fetish wear
old old gear old wear
high high gear high wear
Other adjectives: full, best, normal, usual, appropriate, alien, original, proper, powerful, actual, real, new, protective, casual, military, various, modern, civilian.

Both words in one sentence

  • Big Entrance Discussed in Ring of Honor when The Lovely Lacey was trying to get Jimmy Jacobs to abandon his ring gear and wear a "flashy" robe when she made him and Whitmer her "angels".
    Source: Big Entrance
  • Video Game / Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Surprisingly, there's one enemy type that doesn't wear face-covering gear, the white shirt-wearing soldiers inside certain base interiors, but they too wear shades.
  • Franchise / Marvel Cinematic Universe Bucky Barnes and The Falcon wear military gear rather than a costume or Domino Mask (though both do have comic roots), while Whiplash doesn't wear anything resembling his comic outfit.
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