Definitions for sagsæg
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sagsæg(v.; n.)sagged, sag•ging
(v.i.)to sink or bend downward by or as if by weight or pressure.
to wane in vigor or intensity:
Our spirits began to sag.
to decline in value:
The stock market sagged today.
(v.t.)to cause to sag.
(n.)an act or instance of sagging.
the degree of sagging.
a place where anything sags; depression.
a moderate decline in prices.
Origin of sag:
1375–1425; late ME saggen (v.), prob. < Scand; cf. Norw sagga to move slowly
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a shape that sags
"there was a sag in the chair seat"
sag, droop, swag, flag(verb)
droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
sag, sag down(verb)
cause to sag
"The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to droop downward
branches sagging under the weight of the snow; skin that sags with age
to decline or decrease
The employment market is sagging.; Her popularity is sagging.
The state of sinking or bending; sagging.
The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points.
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.
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.
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.
To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
To cause to bend or give way; to load.
To wear one's trousers so that their top is well below the waist.
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
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
to loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily
to cause to bend or give way; to load
state of sinking or bending; sagging
Translations for sag
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to bend, hang down, especially in the middle
There were so many books on the shelf that it sagged.
- يَرْتَخي، يَنْحَني في الوَسَطArabic
- vergarPortuguese (BR)
- prohnout seCzech
- bøje ned på midtenDanish
- κρεμώ, βουλιάζω, βαθουλώνωGreek
- combarse, ceder, arquearseSpanish
- (keskelt) kooldumaEstonian
- حم شدن؛آويزان شدنFarsi
- olla notkollaFinnish
- (s')affaisser (sous un poids)French
- धसकना, धसकाना, झुक जानाHindi
- uleći se, olabavitiCroatian
- cedere; incurvarsiItalian
- įdubti, įlinktiLithuanian
- ieliekties; nosēsties; sakristLatvian
- sige, henge ned (på midten)Norwegian
- wyginać sięPolish
- حم شدن؛آويزان شدنPersian
- ځولۍ كېدل، خړېدل: كښېناستل (لكه9 دبام)، شلمېدل: كړو بېدل: ځولۍ كېدنه، خړېدنه، شلمېدنهPashto
- a seîncovoiaRomanian
- prehnúť saSlovak
- povesiti (se)Slovenian
- uleći seSerbian
- svikta, ge efterSwedish
- เอนลง; ห้อยลงThai
- bel vermekTurkish
- (尤指中央)往下彎, 下陷Chinese (Trad.)
- звисати; прогинатисяUkrainian
- وزن سے جھک جاناUrdu
- làm võng xuốngVietnamese
- 向下凹或中间下陷Chinese (Simp.)
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