Found 3 items, similar to wise.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: a way of doing or being; “in no wise”
; “in this wise”
2: United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
[syn: Stephen Samuel Wise
3: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united
reform Jewish organizations in the United States
(1819-1900) [syn: Isaac Mayer Wise
adj 1: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; “a wise
; “a wise and perceptive comment”
2: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in
practical matters; “judicious use of one's money”
; “a wise decision”
3: evidencing the possession of inside information [syn: knowing
, wise to(p)
4: able to take a broad view of negotiations between states
5: carefully considered; “a considered opinion”
English → English
, a. [OE. wise, AS. w[=i]se; akin to OS. w[=i]sa,
OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, wijze, OHG. w[=i]sa, G. weise, Sw.
vis, Dan. viis, Icel. ["o]?ruv[=i]s otherwise; from the root
of E. wit; hence, originally, knowledge, skill. See Wit
v., and cf. Guise
Way of being or acting; manner; mode; fashion. “All armed in
To love her in my beste wyse. --Chaucer.
This song she sings in most commanding wise. --Sir P.
Let not these blessings then, sent from above,
Abused be, or spilt in profane wise. --Fairfax.
Note: This word is nearly obsolete, except in such phrases as
in any wise, in no wise, on this wise, etc. “ Fret not
thyself in any wise to do evil.”
--Ps. xxxvii. 8. “He
shall in no wise lose his reward.”
--Matt. x. 42. “
On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel.”
--Num. vi. 23.
Note: Wise is often used as a suffix in composition, as in
likewise, nowise, lengthwise, etc., in which words
-ways is often substituted with the same sense; as,
noways, lengthways, etc.
, a. [Compar. Wiser
; superl. Wisest
.] [OE. wis,
AS. w[=i]s; akin to OS. & OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, G. weise,
OHG. w[=i]s, w[=i]si, Icel. v[=i]ss, Sw. vis, Dan. viis,
Goth. weis; akin to wit, v. i. See Wit
, v., and cf.
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.
When clouds appear, wise men put their cloaks.
From a child thou hast known the holy scriptures,
which are able to make thee wise unto salvation. --2
Tim. iii. 15.
3. Versed in art or science; skillful; dexterous;
specifically, skilled in divination.
Fal. There was, mine host, an old fat woman even now
with me; but she's gone.
Sim. Pray you, sir, was't not the wise woman of
4. Hence, prudent; calculating; shrewd; wary; subtle; crafty.
[R.] “Thou art . . . no novice, but a governor wily and
Nor, on the other side,
Will I be penuriously wise
As to make money, that's my slave, my idol. --Beau.
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. “Eminent in
To make it wise
, to make it a matter of deliberation.
[Obs.] “ We thought it was not worth to make it wise.”
Wise in years
, old enough to be wise; wise from age and
experience; hence, aged; old. [Obs.]
A very grave, state bachelor, my dainty one;
He's wise in years, and of a temperate warmth.
You are too wise in years, too full of counsel,
For my green experience. --Ford.