adjective, san·er, san·est.
- sandy blight,
- sandy city,
- sandy hook,
- sanfilippo's syndrome,
Origin of sane
Origin of SANE
Examples from the Web for sane
But you wonder how even the sane keep from losing their minds when you step into a cell—or rather a cage—at Graterford.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so, like any sane male, I let “it grow”, five days maybe six or seven.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point|Tim Teeman|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But will marriage to this ‘nice guy’ and a new baby be enough to keep Charlene sane – or make her happy – in Monaco?
The mad tend to crave it, many of the sane crave it, but the wise worry about its long-term side effects.David Mitchell’s ‘The Bone Clocks’ Is Fun But Mostly Empty Calories|William O’Connor|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But sometimes a sense of humor is the only thing that can keep you sane.New NSA Bombshell Proves ‘Muslim’ Equals ‘Suspicious’ in America|Dean Obeidallah|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They seem to me in our vanguard because of a sane intelligence, touched with ethical purpose.Our Part in the Great War|Arthur Gleason
But I will continue to hope for a better time, canoes that will sail better to the wind, and a river grander than the Sane.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There is in successful operation in Switzerland a wise and sane divorce law, based upon common sense and not upon superstition.
The whole of that is intelligible to me—and sane and rational, too—except the remark about the Inauguration of a Russian Chinese.The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories|Mark Twain
In the candid light of morning this view of his conduct presented itself as the sane thinking of a regenerated intellect.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Word Origin for sane
1721, back-formation from sanity or else from Latin sanus "sound, healthy," in figurative or transferred use, "of sound mind, rational, sane," also, of style, "correct;" of uncertain origin. Used earlier, of the body, with the sense of "healthy" (1620s). Related: Sanely.