a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc
any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
having wisdom that comes with age and experience
of the grey-green color of sage leaves
The act of using the word or option sage in the email field or a checkbox of an imageboard when posting a reply
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
Origin: From sauge, from Latin salvia, from salvus (healthy), see safe.
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
having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent; grave; sagacious
proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted to the purpose
grave; serious; solemn
a wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave philosopher
Origin: [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See Safe.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sāj, n. any plant of genus Salvia, of the mint family, esp. Common or Garden Sage, used for flavouring meats.—ns. Sage′-app′le, a gall formed on a species of sage; Sage′-bread, bread baked from dough mixed with a strong infusion of sage in milk; Sage′-brush, a collective name of various shrubby species of Artemisia in the western United States; Sage′-cock, -grouse, a large North American grouse; Sage′-green, a gray slightly mixed with pure green; Sage′-rabb′it, a small hare or rabbit abounding in North America; Sage′-rose, a plant of the genus Cistus: an evergreen shrub of tropical America; Sage′-sparr′ow, a fringilline bird characteristic of the sage-brush of North America; Sage′-thresh′er, the mountain mocking-bird of west North America; Sage′-will′ow, a dwarf American willow.—adj. Sā′gy, full of, or seasoned with, sage.—Apple-bearing sage, a native of southern Europe, with large reddish or purple bracts, and bearing on its branches large gall-nuts; Meadow Sage, or Meadow clary, a common ornament of meadows in the south of England, with bluish-purple flowers; Oil of sage, an essential oil, yielded by the sage, once much used in liniments against rheumatism. [O. Fr. sauge (It. salvia)—L. salvia—salvus, safe.]
sāj, adj. discriminating, discerning, wise: well judged.—n. a wise man: a man of gravity and wisdom.—adv. Sage′ly.—n. Sage′ness.—Seven sages, or wise men (see Seven). [Fr. sage (It. saggio, savio), from a L. sapius (seen in ne-sapius), wise—sapĕre, to be wise.]
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The numerical value of sage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
The Way of Heaven is to benefit others and not to injure. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Near mile 13 Sage started dancing when he heard a band, then before the finish line he took off and dusted me.
For me just as a person, it is so inspiring to see what Sage is doing, but as his father, I am so proud I am practically bouncing out of my skin.
The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom He knows himself but does not display himself He loves himself but does not hold himself in high esteem.
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Translations for sage
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مرمية, حكيمArabic
- savi, sàlviaCatalan, Valencian
- rozumný, mudrc, moudrý, šalvějCzech
- Weiser, Salbei, weiseGerman
- φασκόμηλο, φασκομηλιάGreek
- sabio, salviaSpanish
- viisas, tietäjä, salviaFinnish
- sage, saugeFrench
- fáidh, sáiste, saoiIrish
- glic, sàisteScottish Gaelic
- bölcs, zsályaHungarian
- saggio, savio, salviaItalian
- 哲人, 賢人, セージJapanese
- ბრძენი, ბრძნულიGeorgian
- мудрец, жалфија, мударMacedonian
- wijze, wijs, salieDutch
- vismann, vis, klokNorwegian
- tsʼahNavajo, Navaho
- mądry, mędrzec, szałwia, szałwia lekarska, rozumnyPolish
- sapiente, sábio, sálviaPortuguese
- salvie, înțelept, jaleRomanian
- мудрый, мудрец, шалфейRussian
- moder, modrec, žajbeljSlovene
- bilge, ada çayı, dağ çayıTurkish
- мудрець, шавлія, мудрийUkrainian
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