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outwear

out·wear

outwear

 
pronunciation:
aUt weIr
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: outwearing, outwears, outwore, outworn
definition 1: to wear better or last longer than.
definition 2: to render unfit for use or exhaust by wear; wear out.
definition 3: to discard as a result of change or growth; outgrow or outlive.
We often outwear our early attachments.