Definitions for sagsæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sagsæg(v.; n.)sagged, sag•ging

  1. (v.i.)to sink or bend downward by or as if by weight or pressure.

  2. to wane in vigor or intensity:

    Our spirits began to sag.

  3. to decline in value:

    The stock market sagged today.

  4. (v.t.)to cause to sag.

  5. (n.)an act or instance of sagging.

  6. the degree of sagging.

  7. a place where anything sags; depression.

  8. a moderate decline in prices.

Origin of sag:

1375–1425; late ME saggen (v.), prob. < Scand; cf. Norw sagga to move slowly

SAGsæg(n.)

  1. Screen Actors Guild.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sag, droop(verb)

    a shape that sags

    "there was a sag in the chair seat"

  2. sag, droop, swag, flag(verb)

    droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

  3. sag, sag down(verb)

    cause to sag

    "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sag(verb)æg

    to droop downward

    branches sagging under the weight of the snow; skin that sags with age

  2. sagæg

    to decline or decrease

    The employment market is sagging.; Her popularity is sagging.

Wiktionary

  1. sag(Noun)

    The state of sinking or bending; sagging.

  2. sag(Noun)

    The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points.

  3. sag(Noun)

    The difference height or depth between the vertex and the rim of a curved surface, specifically used for optical elements such as a mirror or lens.

  4. sag(Verb)

    To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.

  5. sag(Verb)

    To lose firmness, elasticity, vigor, or a thriving state; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced.

  6. sag(Verb)

    To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.

  7. sag(Verb)

    To cause to bend or give way; to load.

  8. sag(Verb)

    To wear one's trousers so that their top is well below the waist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sag(verb)

    to sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges

  2. Sag(verb)

    fig.: To lose firmness or elasticity; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced

  3. Sag(verb)

    to loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily

  4. Sag(verb)

    to cause to bend or give way; to load

  5. Sag(noun)

    state of sinking or bending; sagging


Translations for sag

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sag(verb)

to bend, hang down, especially in the middle

There were so many books on the shelf that it sagged.

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