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Definition of Wise


  1. Having knowledge; knowing; enlightened; of extensive information; erudite; learned.
  2. 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.
  3. Versed in art or science; skillful; dexterous; specifically, skilled in divination.
  4. Hence, prudent; calculating; shrewd; wary; subtle; crafty.
  5. 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.
  6. Way of being or acting; manner; mode; fashion.
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Wise Translations

wise in Dutch is verstandig, vroed, wijs
wise in Finnish is viisas
wise in Italian is saggio, ragionevole
wise in Latin is sapiens, prudens
wise in Spanish is guisa, sensato, sabio