What is another word for sage?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Synonyms for the word "sage" refer to a wise person who possesses a sound judgment and is well versed in practical affairs. The most common synonym for sage is "wise", which means possessing knowledge and experience that leads to good judgment. Other synonyms for sage include "learned", "knowledgeable", "wise person", "philosopher", "guru", "intellectual", and "thinker". These terms describe individuals who have devoted significant time to understanding the world around them and synthesizing their knowledge to make wise decisions. They are often respected for their intellectual prowess and are sought out for guidance and counsel. Overall, the synonyms for sage encapsulate an individual capable of sharing insightful advice and perspective on important matters.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      GEDS.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      wisdom.
    • Verb, past tense
      said.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      sage-grouse.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      saga.

What are the hypernyms for Sage?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Sage?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Sage?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for sage?

Sage, a word used to describe a knowledgeable or wise person, has several antonyms. The opposite of sage can be foolish, ignorant, unintelligent or unwise. A person who is lacking in knowledge and understanding, or makes silly decisions can be called a fool, the antonym of sage. Similarly, if someone is unaware of important information or lacks education, they can be called ignorant or unintelligent, both antonyms of sage. Additionally, if someone is making bad decisions or lacks good judgement, they can be referred to as unwise, which is another antonym of sage.

Usage examples for Sage

My son has told me everything-everything-from your invaluable aid to him in his pecuniary difficulties, to your sage counsels on his betting-book; from the admirable advice you gave him as to his studies, to the disinterested offer of your own tuition.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
He is the sage of ordinary days, and ordinary days make up the substance of our being....
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
And does the sage never suffer?
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell

Famous quotes with Sage

  • He thought as a sage, though he felt like a man.
    James Beattie
  • In its conception the literature prize belongs to days when a writer could still be thought of as, by virtue of his or her occupation, a sage, someone with no institutional affiliations who could offer an authoritative word on our times as well as on our moral life.
    J. M. Coetzee
  • The idea of writer as sage is pretty much dead today. I would certainly feel very uncomfortable in the role.
    J. M. Coetzee
  • He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
    Baltasar Gracian
  • Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
    Sinclair Lewis

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