Definitions for wise

Definitions for (noun) wise

Main entry: wise

Definition: a way of doing or being

Usage: in no wise; in this wise

Main entry: Wise, Isaac Mayer Wise

Definition: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)

Main entry: Wise, Stephen Samuel Wise

Definition: United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

Definitions for (adj) wise

Main entry: overbold, smart, sassy, saucy, wise, impertinent, impudent, fresh

Definition: improperly forward or bold

Usage: don't be fresh with me; impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup; an impudent boy given to insulting strangers; Don't get wise with me!

Main entry: wise, wise to, knowing

Definition: evidencing the possession of inside information

Main entry: heady, wise, judicious

Definition: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

Usage: judicious use of one's money; a wise decision

Main entry: wise

Definition: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

Usage: a wise leader; a wise and perceptive comment

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