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Wise

Pronunciation of Wise
/wˈa͡ɪz/, /wˈa‍ɪz/, /w_ˈaɪ_z/

Synonyms for wise:

Sense 1

commonsensical, ingenious, able, perceptive, gudgeon, dingbat, patsy, inquiring, precocious, Dupable, savvy, boldfaced, weirdo, sagaciousness, intuitive, original, penetrating, cagey, ding-a-ling, thoughtful, reflective, cheeky, academic, Snippety, razor-sharp, quick, inquisitive, Recommendable, cuckoo, contumelious, receptive, well-grounded, fit, donnish, crackpot, commonsensible, screwball, weirdie, quick-witted, percipient, inventive, loon, pushy, lively, smart-alecky, exploitable, Sharp-witted, nimble, levelheaded, subtle, agile, rapier, clear-sighted, discerning, resourceful, pointy-headed, imaginative.

Sense 3

brazen, manner, naive, way, studied, lamb, brash, balanced, sagacity, expedient, insight, loony, forward, mode, scholar.

Sense 4

bold, lunatic, monkey, studious, fool, audacious, style, slick, sap.

Sense 5

butt, crazy, fashion, crank, alive, mug, victim, nut.

Sense 6

Familiar.

Sense 11

easy.

Sense 18

mark.

isaac mayer wise

Isaac Mayer Wise.

sensible

sane.

stephen samuel wise

Stephen Samuel Wise.

urbane

tactful.

all-knowing (adjective)

omniscient.

aware (adjective)

wise to.

cautious (adjective)

discreet.

commonsensical (adjective)

commonsensible.

discriminating (adjective)

discerning.

disrespectful (adjective)

saucy.

expedient (adjective)

tactical.

intelligent (adjective)

canny, brainy, astute, knowing, worldly, sophisticated, capable, brilliant, intellectual, sharp, knowledgeable, perspicacious, Comprehending, smart, sagacious, clever, erudite, genius, gifted, bright, cogent, profound, intelligent, encyclopedic.

intelligent, reasonable (adjective)

discreet, experienced, judicious, shrewd, clever, erudite, sage, scholarly, rational, perceptive, intuitive, informed, knowing, sensible, discerning, prudent, sane, sagacious, astute, reflective, sapient, sound, knowledgeable, politic, aware, thoughtful, smart, sharp, educated, perspicacious, tactful.

knowing (adjective)

educated, erudite, experienced, learned, informed, streetwise, versed, intelligent, intellectual, omniscient, encylopedic, canny, cognizant, competent, shrewd, knowing.

levelheaded (adjective)

levelheaded.

nervy (adjective)

nervy.

paternal (adjective)

fatherly.

reasonable (adjective)

feasible, reasonable, sound, intelligent, cogent, plausible, deductive, conceivable, thinking, inductive, logical, rational, likely, sensible, thought-out.

respected (adjective)

venerable.

sagacious (adjective)

authoritative, intelligent, master, sagacious, philosophic, brilliant, genius, scholarly, sapient, intellectual, adept, expert.

sane (adjective)

right.

sharp (adjective)

sharp.

sound (adjective)

well-founded.

Sense 1 (noun)

quick, academic.

Sense 6 (noun)

balanced, commonsensible, levelheaded, commonsensical, well-founded, well-grounded, sane.

Sense 7 (noun)

cagey, slick, savvy.

Sense 8 (noun)

lettered.

Sense 9 (noun)

aware, sentient, alive, hip.

Sense 10 (noun)

pushy, overconfident, nervy, snippy, uppish, Familiar, audacious, assumptive, uppity, Snippety, Presuming, assuming, boldfaced, bold, presumptuous, Malapert, contumelious, brazen, forward, brassy, cheeky, smart-alecky, brash.

impudent (noun)

forward, bold.

judicious (noun)

thoughtful, perceptive.

person (noun)

Stephen Samuel Wise, Isaac Mayer Wise.

prudent (noun)

tactful, discreet.

wise (noun)

sagacious, perspicacious, sensible, method, sapient, diplomatic, statesmanlike, knowing, all-knowing, wise to, well-advised, Isaac Mayer Wise, statesmanly, considered, Stephen Samuel Wise, omniscient, advised, judicious, informed, prudent, sage, owlish.

Usage examples for wise:

  • To say nothing, said he, is not always wise. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  • It would not be wise for me to leave France at this time. - "Castle Craneycrow", George Barr McCutcheon.
  • And if I get wise to anythin' I'll call you up. - "The Professor's Mystery", Wells Hastings Brian Hooker.

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