Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Possessed of wisdom; sagacious; prudent; sensible; shrewd; erudite; sage.

Part of speech:

Way or manner; used as a termination; as, nowise, likewise; often confused with - way, - ways.

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Usage examples "wise":

  1. But Mr. M'Carthy was far too wise to fight the question, so he sat down. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
  2. " It was," said the Wise Woman. - "Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard", Eleanor Farjeon.
  3. But if he be a lord- Ah, indeed- a wise 'if'! - "Tom Tufton's Travels", Evelyn Everett-Green.