Definitions for sageseɪdʒ

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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


  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

  7. Origin: [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See Safe.]


  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Publilius Syrus:

    Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.

  2. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    'Let thine occupations be few,' saith the sage, 'if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.'

  3. Shaftesbury:

    It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.

  4. Baltasar Gracian:

    He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.

  5. Lao Tzu:

    The Way of Heaven is to benefit others and not to injure. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.

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