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Definitions of wise

  1. Having knowledge; knowing; enlightened; of extensive information; erudite; learned. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Hence, especially, making due use of knowledge; discerning and judging soundly concerning what is true or false, proper or improper; choosing the best ends and the best means for accomplishing them; sagacious. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Versed in art or science; skillful; dexterous; specifically, skilled in divination. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Hence, prudent; calculating; shrewd; wary; subtle; crafty. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Dictated or guided by wisdom; containing or exhibiting wisdom; well adapted to produce good effects; judicious; discreet; as, a wise saying; a wise scheme or plan; wise conduct or management; a wise determination. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Way of being or acting; manner; mode; fashion. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Way or manner; used as a termination; as, nowise, likewise; often confused with - way, - ways. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Manner; way of being or acting; only used in compound words, or in such antiquated or colloquial phrases as-in no wise, in no way; in any wise, in any way; on this wise, on this manner, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. A way of acting or being; fashion; manner; as, in any wise, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Way, manner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Wisely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. carefully considered; "a considered opinion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. able to take a broad view of negotiations between states Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. evidencing the possession of inside information Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. Judging correctly from experience; having ability to decide rightly what is best to say or do; discreet; skilful; learned; based on good judgment. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Having wit or knowledge: able to make use of knowledge well: judging rightly: discreet: learned: skillful: dictated by wisdom: containing wisdom. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Judging rightly: using knowledge well; learned; containing wisdom. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. Possessed of wisdom; sagacious; prudent; sensible; shrewd; erudite; sage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Well adapted to produce good effects; discreet; judging rightly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for wise

  1. But when Dirk told him of his affair, he shook his wise young head. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  2. But he's wise to what Carlsen's playin' at. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
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