Meaning of sage
— n., adj., sag•er, sag•est.
- a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom.
- someone venerated for the possession of wisdom, judgment, and experience.
- wise, judicious, or prudent: sage advice.
- any plant or shrub belonging to the genus Salvia, of the mint family.
- an herb, Salvia officinalis, whose grayish-green leaves are used in medicine and for seasoning in cookery.
- the leaves themselves.
- 1816–1906, U.S. financier.
- sage (Thesaurus)