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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sage

    Sagacious refers to a power of tracing the hidden or recondite by slight indications, as by instinct or intuition; it is not now applied to mere keenness of sense-perception. We do not call a hound sagacious in following a clear trail; but if he loses the scent, as at the edge of a stream, and circles around till he strikes it again, his conduct is said to be sagacious. In human affairs sagacious refers to a power of ready, far-reaching, and accurate inference from observed facts perhaps in themselves very slight, that seems like a special sense; or to a similar readiness to foresee the results of any action, especially upon human motives or conduct — a kind of prophetic common sense. Sagacious is a broader and nobler word than shrewd, and not capable of the invidious sense which the latter word often bears; on the other hand, sagacious is less lofty and comprehensive than wise in its full sense, and more limited to matters of direct practical moment. Compare ASTUTE; WISDOM.

    able, acute, apt, clear-sighted, discerning, intelligent, judicious, keen, keen-sighted, keen-witted, perspicacious, quick of scent, quick-scented, rational, sagacious, sensible, sharp, sharp-witted, shrewd, wise

    absurd, dull, foolish, futile, ignorant, irrational, obtuse, senseless, silly, simple, sottish, stupid, undiscerning, unintelligent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sage

    philosopher, savant, literate

    fool, imbecile, colt, blockhead

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sagenoun

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


    foolish, achromatic, neutral

  2. sagenoun

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


    foolish, neutral, achromatic

  3. sage, salviaadjective

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


    foolish, neutral, achromatic

  4. sageadjective

    having wisdom that comes with age and experience


    foolish, neutral, achromatic

  5. sage, sage-greenadjective

    of the grey-green color of sage leaves


    neutral, foolish, achromatic

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sageadjective

    wise, sagacious, sapient, discerning, shrewd, acute, intelligent, sensible

  2. sageadjective

    prudent, grave, judicious, oracular, venerable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sage":

    sage-grouse, wise, sagebrush, geds, sach

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. sage

    Salvia officinalis, common sage, garden sage, meadow sage, scarlet sage, true sage

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  1. Ultrarunner Jason Romero:

    Near mile 13 Sage started dancing when he heard a band, then before the finish line he took off and dusted me.

  2. Rayshard Brooks ':

    How nice is it is to be sage the Gemini whacked!

  3. Thorsten J. Pattberg:

    Any sage can do philosophy, but not every philosopher is a sage.

  4. Ultrarunner Jason Romero:

    Sage and I will go out for training runs and he will be the eyes of the operation, i can’t see the walk signs at intersections, so he will stop me when we can’t go or let me know there is a curb coming up.

  5. Jordan Anderson:

    With Sage’s extensive experience in road racing and open-wheel racing, along with finishing 7th in this year’s Indianapolis 500, we knew that the road course at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway would be a special place for him to make his NASCAR debut with support from Montage Mountain Resorts and so many other great partners.

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