wear off

wear off

  1. (intransitive) to diminish in effect
    The effect of the injection will gradually wear off.
  2. (intransitive) to disappear because of being abraded, over-polished, or abused
    The silver plating on that cheap silverware will wear off.
  • French: s'atténuer, s'estomper
  • Russian: смягча́ться
  • French: s'estomper, s'élimer
  • Russian: стира́ться

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