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traditional saying; proverb: An old adage states that you reap what you sow.
Not to be confused with:
axiom – self-evident truth; universally accepted principle or rule: “As sure as day follows night” is an axiom.
[French, from Old French, from Latin adagium.]
a traditional saying that is accepted by many as true or partially true; proverb
[C16: via Old French from Latin adagium; related to āio I say]
a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb.
a•da•gi•al (əˈdeɪ dʒi əl) adj.
a maxim, axiom, proverb, or old saying.See also: Proverbs, Wisdom
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|Noun||1.||adage - a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people|
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