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Verb 1. is defined as 'To put on an item of clothing.', which strikes me as odd. Though I am not a native speaker, this definition too strongly emphasizes the change in state, rather than the persistance of the state. Would not 'To have an item of clothing on.' or some such be better? --sanna 21:41, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

Well this is an eight-year-old thread but it seems that it caused a change. I came here for the opposite reason. To me "to wear" has both active and stative senses (if I'm using the correct terms). The active sense is "to put on" and the stative sense is "to have on". Compare with "to don" which has only the active sense. — 05:34, 31 August 2014 (UTC)