adjective, sag·er, sag·est.
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Origin of sage1
OTHER WORDS FROM sagesagely, adverbsageness, noun
Definition for sage (2 of 3)
Origin of sage2
Definition for sage (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for sage
"I didn't say they warn't dangerous," returned Latimer, sagely holding his head to one side.In the Van; or, The Builders|John Price-Brown
"Berhaps id peen a healthy thing to stayed avay dot islands from," observed Hans, sagely.Frank Merriwell's Cruise|Burt L. Standish
At a much later time in life he might have written, sagely and sadly, "Every man desireth to live long, but no man would be old."Library Notes|A. P. Russell
He came of a bad stock, people said sagely, adding that what was bred in the bone was bound to come out in the flesh.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901|Lucy Maud Montgomery
I would back the intelligence against the accomplishments any day, said Hester, sagely.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth