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Adjective: wise (wiser,wisest)  wIz
  1. Having or prompted by wisdom or discernment
    "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
     
  2. Marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    "a wise decision";
    - judicious, heady
     
  3. Evidencing the possession of inside information
    - knowing, wise to
     
  4. Improperly forward or bold
    "Don't get wise with me!";
    - fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy [N. Amer], lippy
Noun: wise  wIz
  1. A way of doing or being
    "in no wise"; "in this wise"
Noun: Wise  wIz
  1. United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
    - Isaac Mayer Wise
     
  2. United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    - Stephen Samuel Wise

Sounds like: wind, whined, wise, why

Derived forms: wisest, wiser, wises

See also: advisable, advised, all-knowing, forward, informed, omniscient, owlish, perspicacious, politic, prudent, sagacious, sage, sapient, sapiential, well-advised

Type of: fashion, manner, mode, religious leader, style, way

Antonym: foolish

Encyclopedia: Wise, Virginia