Synonyms of wise


1. wise, manner, mode, style, way, fashion

usage: a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"

2. Wise, Stephen Samuel Wise

usage: United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

3. Wise, Isaac Mayer Wise

usage: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)


1. wise (vs. foolish), all-knowing, omniscient, perspicacious, sagacious, sapient, owlish, sapiential, sage, advisable, well-advised#1, advised, politic, prudent

usage: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"

2. judicious, wise, heady, prudent (vs. imprudent)

usage: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"

3. knowing, wise(predicate), wise to(predicate), informed (vs. uninformed)

usage: evidencing the possession of inside information

4. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise, forward (vs. backward)

usage: 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!"

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Definition and meaning of wise (Dictionary)