HyperDic: wise

English > 7 senses of the word wise / Wise:
ADJECTIVEallwisehaving or prompted by wisdom / wisdom / wisdom or discernment
allwise, judicious, headymarked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
allwise, knowing, wise toevidencing the possession of inside information
allwise, fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassyimproperly forward or bold
NOUNattributewisea way of doing or being
person Wise, Stephen Samuel WiseUnited States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
person Wise, Isaac Mayer WiseUnited States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
wise / Wise > pronunciation
Soundsway'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > wise: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or prompted by wisdom / wisdom / wisdom or discernment.
Examples
  • "a wise leader"
  • "a wise and perceptive comment"
Narrowerall-knowing, omniscientinfinitely wise
owlishresembling an owl
perspicacious, sagacious, sapientAcutely insightful and wise
sageHaving wisdom / wisdom that comes with age and experience
sapientialCharacterized by wisdom / wisdom, especially the wisdom / wisdom of God
See alsoadvisableworthy of being recommended or suggested
politicmarked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
prudentCareful and sensible
well-advised, advisedHaving the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
OppositefoolishDevoid of good sense or judgment
Spanishjuicioso, sabio
Nounswisenessthe trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
Adverbswiselyin a wise manner
English > wise: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters.
Example "a wise decision"
Synonymsjudicious, heady
BroaderprudentCareful and sensible
Spanishjuicioso, prudente, sensato
Catalanjudiciós, prudent, sensat
Nounswisenessthe quality of being prudent and sensible
English > wise: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningevidencing the possession of inside information.
Synonymsknowing, wise to
BroaderinformedHaving much knowledge or education
Spanishastuto, avispado, espabilado, inteligente, listo
Catalanastut, espavilat, intel·ligent, llest
English > wise: 7 senses > adjective 4
Meaningimproperly forward or bold.
Example "Don't get wise with me!"
Synonymsfresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy
BroaderforwardUsed of temperament or behavior
Spanishdescarado, fresco, impertinente, impudente, insolente, irrespetuosa, irrespetuoso
Catalandescarat, fresc, impertinent, impudent, insolent
English > wise: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA way of doing or being.
Examples
  • "in no wise"
  • "in this wise"
Broadermanner, mode, style, way, fashionHow something is done or how it happens
Spanishmanera, modo
English > Wise: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949).
SynonymStephen Samuel Wise
Instance ofreligious leaderleader of a religious order
SpanishStephen Samuel Wise
English > Wise: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900).
SynonymIsaac Mayer Wise
Instance ofreligious leaderleader of a religious order
SpanishIsaac Mayer Wise

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