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Wise vs. Wize

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Wiseadjective

Showing good judgement or the benefit of experience.

‘Storing extra food for the winter was a wise decision.’; ‘They were considered the wise old men of the administration.’; ‘"It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish" - Aeschylus’;

Wizeadjective

obsolete form of wise

Wiseadjective

Disrespectful.

‘Don't get wise with me!’;

Wiseadjective

(colloquial) Aware, informed.

‘Be careful, the boss is wise.’;

Wiseverb

To become wise.

Wiseverb

Usually with "up", to inform or learn.

‘Mo wised him up about his situation.’; ‘''After Mo had a word with him, he wised up.’;

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Wiseverb

(dialectal) to instruct

Wiseverb

(dialectal) to advise; induce

Wiseverb

(dialectal) to show the way, guide

Wiseverb

(dialectal) to direct the course of, pilot

Wiseverb

(dialectal) to cause to turn

Wisenoun

(archaic) Way, manner, method.

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Wiseadjective

Having knowledge; knowing; enlightened; of extensive information; erudite; learned.

‘They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.’;

Wiseadjective

Hence, especially, making due use of knowledge; discerning and judging soundly concerning what is true or false, proper or improper; choosing the best ends and the best means for accomplishing them; sagacious.

‘When clouds appear, wise men put their cloaks.’; ‘From a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation.’;

Wiseadjective

Versed in art or science; skillful; dexterous; specifically, skilled in divination.

‘Fal. There was, mine host, an old fat woman even now with me; but she's gone.Sim. Pray you, sir, was't not the wise woman of Brentford?’;

Wiseadjective

Hence, prudent; calculating; shrewd; wary; subtle; crafty.

‘Nor, on the other side,Will I be penuriously wiseAs to make money, that's my slave, my idol.’; ‘Lords do not care for me:I am too wise to die yet.’;

Wiseadjective

Dictated or guided by wisdom; containing or exhibiting wisdom; well adapted to produce good effects; judicious; discreet; as, a wise saying; a wise scheme or plan; wise conduct or management; a wise determination.

‘A very grave, state bachelor, my dainty one;He's wise in years, and of a temperate warmth.’; ‘You are too wise in years, too full of counsel,For my green experience.’;

Wiseadjective

Way of being or acting; manner; mode; fashion.

‘To love her in my beste wyse.’; ‘This song she sings in most commanding wise.’; ‘Let not these blessings then, sent from above,Abused be, or spilt in profane wise.’;

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Wisenoun

a way of doing or being;

‘in no wise’; ‘in this wise’;

Wisenoun

United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

Wisenoun

United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)

Wiseadjective

having or prompted by wisdom or discernment;

‘a wise leader’; ‘a wise and perceptive comment’;

Wiseadjective

marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters;

‘judicious use of one's money’; ‘a sensible manager’; ‘a wise decision’;

Wiseadjective

evidencing the possession of inside information

Wiseadjective

able to take a broad view of negotiations between states

Wiseadjective

carefully considered;

‘a considered opinion’;

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