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Wise vs. Wize — Which is Correct Spelling?

Wise vs. Wize — Which is Correct Spelling?

Which is correct: Wise or Wize

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Wise Definitions

Having the ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; sagacious
A wise leader.
Exhibiting common sense; prudent
A wise decision.
Shrewd; crafty
Made a wise move selling the house when he did.
Provided with information; informed. Often used with to
I'm wise to your tricks. We were none the wiser after reading the report.
(Slang) Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
Method or manner of doing; way
In no wise.
In any wise.
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
Don't get wise with me!
(colloquial) Aware, informed.
Be careful: the boss is wise to your plan to call out sick.
To become wise.
Usually with "up", to inform or learn.
Mo wised him up about his situation.
After Mo had a word with him, he wised up.
(dialectal) To instruct.
(dialectal) To advise; induce.
(dialectal) To show the way, guide.
(dialectal) To direct the course of, pilot.
(dialectal) To cause to turn.
(archaic) Way, manner, or method.
Having knowledge; knowing; enlightened; of extensive information; erudite; learned.
They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
A way of doing or being;
In no wise
In this wise
United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
Having or prompted by wisdom or discernment;
A wise leader
A wise and perceptive comment
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
Evidencing the possession of inside information
Able to take a broad view of negotiations between states
Carefully considered;
A considered opinion

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