OTHER WORDS FOR wise
Idioms about wise
- to become informed.
- to be or become presumptuous or impertinent: Don't get wise with me, young man!
Origin of wise1
OTHER WORDS FROM wisewise·ly, adverb
Words nearby wise
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Other definitions for wise (3 of 5)
- to instruct.
- to induce or advise.
- to show the way to; guide.
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words often confused with -wise
How to use wise in a sentence
I’d just officially come out as nonbinary and was finding out what that meant and what it would look like career wise.
Though I do want to see what’s going on with Bam Adebayo health-wise.The Miami Heat Built This Lead With A Zone And More Experience (And Tyler Herro)|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 24, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Percentage wise that represents a small fraction of the district – somewhere around 3 percent.La Jolla Parents Are Opting Out of San Diego Unified|Will Huntsberry|September 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Hurricane Laura is on its way to the Gulf Coast of the United States, and homeowners in the area would be wise to wonder just how at risk they are of flooding.This online tool can tell you if your home is likely to flood this hurricane season|Andrew Nusca|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Public declined to give a specific figure on Galloway’s investment or specify its valuation, though CEO Leif Abraham says it represents an uptick valuation-wise compared to its most recent Series B round.Public, a stock trading app, gets a seven-figure check from Scott Galloway|Lucinda Shen|August 25, 2020|Fortune
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I did a piece for Elle about the effort to remake her into an elegant presence fashion-wise.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kendrick rapidly chants these last lines in repetition with Bilal and Anna Wise sing-shouting behind him, like a rallying cry.Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track|Charlise Ferguson|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But most women do the walk with their man, even if they later wise up and decide to leave him after all.
Florida, with its large seasonal migrations of northeasterners, is also now a wine-wise state.
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for wise (1 of 3)
Derived forms of wisewisely, adverbwiseness, noun
Word Origin for wise
British Dictionary definitions for wise (2 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for wise (3 of 3)
Word Origin for -wise
Other Idioms and Phrases with wise
In addition to the idioms beginning with wise
- wise guy
- wise up to
- get wise to
- none the wiser
- penny wise and pound foolish
- put wise
- sadder but wiser
- word to the wise