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sage 1

 (sāj)
n.
One venerated for experience, judgment, and wisdom.
adj. sag·er, sag·est
1. Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
2. Proceeding from or marked by wisdom and calm judgment: sage advice.
3. Archaic Serious; solemn.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *sapius, from Latin sapere, to be wise; see sep- in Indo-European roots.]

sage′ly adv.
sage′ness n.

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sage2
common sage
Salvia officinalis

sage 2

 (sāj)
n.
1.
a. Any of various plants of the genus Salvia of the mint family, especially S. officinalis, having aromatic grayish-green leaves.
b. The leaves of S. officinalis used as a seasoning.
2. Any of various similar or related plants, chiefly in the mint family.
3. Sagebrush.

[Middle English sauge, from Old French, from Latin salvia, from salvus, healthy; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]
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sage

(seɪdʒ)
n
a man revered for his profound wisdom
adj
1. profoundly wise or prudent
2. obsolete solemn
[C13: from Old French, from Latin sapere to be sensible; see sapient]
ˈsagely adv
ˈsageness n

sage

(seɪdʒ)
n
1. (Plants) a perennial Mediterranean plant, Salvia officinalis, having grey-green leaves and purple, blue, or white flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
2. (Cookery) the leaves of this plant, used in cooking for flavouring
3. (Plants) short for sagebrush
[C14: from Old French saulge, from Latin salvia, from salvus safe, in good health (from the curative properties attributed to the plant)]
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sage1

(seɪdʒ)

n., adj. sag•er, sag•est. n.
1. a profoundly wise person, esp. one famed for wisdom.
2. an experienced person respected for sound judgment.
adj.
3. wise, judicious, or prudent: sage advice.
[1250–1300; Middle English (n. and adj.) < Old French « Late Latin sapidus wise, tasteful (Latin: tasty) =sap(ere) to know, be wise, orig. to taste (compare sapient) + -idus -id4]
sage′ly, adv.
sage′ness, n.

sage2

(seɪdʒ)

n.
1. any plant or shrub belonging to the genus Salvia, of the mint family, esp. the herb S.officinalis, whose grayish green leaves are used in medicine and in cooking.
2. the leaves themselves.
[1275–1325; Middle English sa(u)ge < Middle French sau(l)ge < Latin salvia, derivative of salvus safe]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdomsage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
Hakham - a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man
mahatma - (Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage
mentor, wise man - a wise and trusted guide and advisor
2.sage - aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
clary sage - fresh leaves used in omelets and fritters and with lamb
common sage, ramona, Salvia officinalis - shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb
3.sage - any of various plants of the genus Salviasage - any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Salvia - large genus of shrubs and subshrubs of the mint family varying greatly in habit: sage
Salvia azurea, blue sage - blue-flowered sage of dry prairies of the eastern United States
clary sage, Salvia clarea - stout Mediterranean sage with white or pink or violet flowers; yields oil used as a flavoring and in perfumery
mealy sage, Salvia farinacea, blue sage - Texas sage having intensely blue flowers
blue sage, Salvia lancifolia, Salvia reflexa - sage of western North America to Central America having violet-blue flowers; widespread in cultivation
chaparral sage, purple sage, Salvia leucophylla - silvery-leaved California herb with purple flowers
cancer weed, cancerweed, Salvia lyrata - sage of eastern United States
common sage, ramona, Salvia officinalis - shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb
meadow clary, Salvia pratensis - tall perennial Old World salvia with violet-blue flowers; found in open grasslands
clary, Salvia sclarea - aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental
pitcher sage, Salvia spathacea - California erect and sparsely branched perennial
Mexican mint, Salvia divinorum - an herb from Oaxaca that has a powerful hallucinogenic effect; the active ingredient is salvinorin
Salvia verbenaca, vervain sage, wild clary, wild sage - Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States
Adj.1.sage - having wisdom that comes with age and experience
wise - having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
2.sage - of the grey-green color of sage leaves
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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sage

noun
1. wise man, philosopher, guru, authority, expert, master, elder, pundit, Solomon, mahatma, Nestor, savant, Solon, man of learning ancient Chinese sages
adjective
1. wise, learned, intelligent, sensible, politic, acute, discerning, prudent, canny, judicious, perspicacious, sagacious, sapient He was famous for his sage advice to young painters.
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sage

noun
A usually elderly person noted for wisdom, knowledge, and judgment:
adjective
1. Possessing or showing sound judgment and keen perception:
2. Possessing, proceeding from, or exhibiting good judgment and prudence:
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Translations
إنسان حَكيمحَكيم، عاقِلمَرْيَمِيَّه
moudrýmudrcšalvějrozumný
salvievisvismand
salviatietäjäviisas
bölcs
salvíaspakur, viturlegurspekingur
gudraisgudrsprātīgsprātniekssalvija
mudrcmúdryšalvia
ada çayıbilge kişibilgece

sage

1 [seɪdʒ]
A. ADJ (= wise) → sabio; (= sensible) → cuerdo
B. Nsabio/a m/f

sage

2 [seɪdʒ]
A. N (= herb) → salvia f
B. CPD sage and onion stuffing Nrelleno m de cebolla con salvia
sage green ADJverde salvia inv Nverde m salvia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sage

[ˈseɪdʒ] n
(= herb) → sauge f
(= wise person) → sage msage green n & adjvert m cendré inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sage

1
nWeise(r) m
adj (+er)weise

sage

2
n (Bot) → Salbei m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sage

1 [seɪdʒ]
1. adj (liter) → saggio/a
2. n (man) → saggio

sage

2 [seɪdʒ] n (herb) → salvia
sage and onion stuffing → ripieno di salvia e cipolla
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sage1

(seidʒ) noun
a plant whose leaves are used as flavouring in cooking.

sage2

(seidʒ) noun
a wise man. the sages of past centuries.
adjective
wise. sage advice.
ˈsagely adverb
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sage

n. salvia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sage

n (bot) salvia
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