HyperDic: adage

English > 1 sense of the word adage:
NOUNcommunicationadage, proverb, saw, byworda condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
adage > pronunciation
Soundsae'dahjh; ae'dihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > adage: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
Synonymsproverb, saw, byword
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Spanishadagio, aforismo, dicho, proverbio, refrán, sentencia
Catalanadagi, dita, parèmia, proverbi, refrany

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