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Meaning of wise

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise
             leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment" [ant: {foolish}]
      2: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in
         practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise
         decision" [syn: {judicious}, {wise}, {heady}]
      3: evidencing the possession of inside information [syn:
         {knowing}, {wise(p)}, {wise to(p)}]
      4: improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me";
         "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent
         boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
         [syn: {fresh}, {impertinent}, {impudent}, {overbold},
         {smart}, {saucy}, {sassy}, {wise}]
      n 1: a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"
      2: United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
         [syn: {Wise}, {Stephen Samuel Wise}]
      3: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united
         reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
         [syn: {Wise}, {Isaac Mayer Wise}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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