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wear (something)

slang To accept, tolerate, or endure something. Primarily heard in UK. The boss indicated that he would not be willing to wear the deal if it did not include provisions for his staff. I guess we'll just have to wear the decision for now. I know you don't like working weekends, but you'll just have to wear it until our financial situation improves.
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An acronym for "write once, run everywhere," used in reference to computer programming code that can function across multiple platforms. This app framework prioritizes WORE as one of its key goals, so developers working within it can feel confident that their apps will reach as wide an audience as possible.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


tv. to tolerate something. (Usually negative.) That’s no good. I won’t wear it.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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