Definitions for sageseɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sageseɪdʒ(n.; adj.)sag•er, sag•est.

  1. (n.)a profoundly wise person, esp. one famed for wisdom.

  2. an experienced person respected for sound judgment.

  3. (adj.)wise, judicious, or prudent:

    sage advice.

Origin of sage:

1250–1300; ME (n. and adj.) < OF 蠐 LL sapidus wise, tasteful (L: tasty) =sap(ere) to know, be wise, orig. to taste (cf. sapient ) +-idus -id4

sage′ness(n.)

sageseɪdʒ(n.)

  1. any plant or shrub belonging to the genus Salvia, of the mint family, esp. the herb S.officinalis, whose grayish green leaves are used in medicine and in cooking.

    Category: Plants, Cooking

  2. the leaves themselves.

    Category: Plants

Origin of sage:

1275–1325; ME sa(u)ge < MF sau(l)ge < L salvia, der. of salvussafe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sage(noun)

    a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

  2. sage(noun)

    aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

  3. sage, salvia(adj)

    any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

  4. sage(adj)

    having wisdom that comes with age and experience

  5. sage, sage-green(adj)

    of the grey-green color of sage leaves

Wiktionary

  1. sage(Verb)

    The act of using the word or option sage in the email field or a checkbox of an imageboard when posting a reply

  2. sage(Interjection)

    Word used in the email field of imageboards to prevent a bump of the post. Used as an option rather than a word in some imageboard software

  3. Origin: From sauge, from Latin salvia, from salvus (healthy), see safe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sage(noun)

    a suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc. The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet sage, and Mexican red and blue sage

  2. Sage(noun)

    the sagebrush

  3. Sage

    having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent; grave; sagacious

  4. Sage

    proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted to the purpose

  5. Sage

    grave; serious; solemn

  6. Sage(noun)

    a wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave philosopher

Freebase

  1. Sage

    Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with approximately 700–900 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals. It is one of several genera commonly referred to as sage. The genus is distributed throughout the Old World and the Americas, with three distinct regions of diversity: Central and South America; Central Asia and Mediterranean; Eastern Asia.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sage(adjective)

wise

sage advice.

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