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"
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
Origin: [Akin to Sw. sacka to settle, sink down, LG. sacken, D. zakken. Cf. Sink, v. i.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sag, v.i. to bend, sink, or hang down: to yield or give way as from weight or pressure: to hang heavy: to make leeway.—n. a droop.—adj. loaded. [M. E. saggen, from Scand.; Sw. sacka, to sink down; cf. Ger. sacken, to sink.]
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gas, GSA, SGA
The numerical value of sag in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of sag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
She got a SAG [ Screen Actors Guild ] card because of it.
Even when we’re mildly dehydrated, we start to sag in energy.
Those who are on the smaller side, shall we say, can go bra-less because it won’t hurt, and they won’t sag as much.
Alla goda ting i livet kommer till dig, som våra Svenska vänner säger, om du: frukta mindre, hoppas mer; gnälla mindre, andas mer; prata mindre, säg mer; hata mindre, älska mer. Och alla goda ting är ditt!
Momentum may carry developed markets lower - the U.S. in particular has risen so strongly and to such a high valuation that a correction was due, european markets have not re-rated to anything like the same extent and remain attractively valued in our view - though they too may sag a bit further.
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- indossare pantaloni penzolanti, spegnersi, penzolare, smorzarsi, cedimento, affondare, attenuarsi, abbassamento, attenuare, cedereItalian
- tāwharu, wheoroMāori
- slenteren, scheefzakken, doorhangen, plooien, doen, hoogteverschil, zakken, nalaten, treuzelen, doorzakken, rondhangen, verslappenDutch
- ha häng, sjunka, saggaSwedish
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