1.Having knowledge; knowing; enlightened; of extensive information; erudite; learned.
They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
- Jer. iv. 22.
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.
3.Versed in art or science; skillful; dexterous; specifically, skilled in divination.
4.Hence, prudent; calculating; shrewd; wary; subtle; crafty.
Lords do not care for me:
I am too wise to die yet.
- Ford.
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.
To make it wise
to make it a matter of deliberation.
Wise in years
old enough to be wise; wise from age and experience; hence, aged; old.
- Chaucer.
1.Way of being or acting; manner; mode; fashion.
To love her in my beste wyse.
- Chaucer.
This song she sings in most commanding wise.
- Sir P. Sidney.
Noun1.wise - a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"
2.Wise - United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
3.Wise - United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
Adj.1.wise - having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.wise - marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a sensible manager"; "a wise decision"
Synonyms: judicious, sensible
3.wise - evidencing the possession of inside information
Synonyms: knowing, wise to
4.wise - able to take a broad view of negotiations between states
Synonyms: diplomatic
5.wise - carefully considered; "a considered opinion"
Synonyms: considered
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