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sage

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2 meanings
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1  —as in:
sage advice
Definition profound wisdom; or one known for being wise
  • Can you offer some sage advice?
sage = wise
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • You can read her sage relationship advice at her blog.
  • sage = wise
  • Some call Warren Buffett the "Sage of Omaha".
  • sage = someone known for being wise
  • That's the teaching of our sages.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • sages = people known for being wise
  • great thinkers and sages
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician's Nephew
  • sages = people known for being wise
  • Everybody agreed, sagely.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • sagely = wisely
  • If you have any sage words of feminine advice.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sage = wise
  • Charles Wallace nodded sagely.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • sagely = wisely
  •   "Nice-lookin' bruise you got there, kid."
      I touched my cheek gingerly. "Really?"
      Two-Bit nodded sagely. "Nice cut, too."
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • He nodded sagely.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
sagely = like a wise person with experience

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2  —as in:
the growing sage
Definition a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush

or: the color of such plants (a shade of green with some hint of gray)
  • He served leg of lamb with sage and thyme.
sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush

or: the color of such plants (a shade of green with some hint of gray)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Sage and thyme, and mint and two onions, and some parsley.
    Potter, Beatrix  --  The Original Peter Rabbit Books
  • I liked to see them there, in their bowls and bottles: sage and rose, horehound, chicory, wild laurel, the moly in its stoppered glass.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice
  • Yet every one had had enough, and the youngest Cratchits in particular, were steeped in sage and onion to the eyebrows!
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • sage = a popular spice
  • Surrounded by chollas, bur sage, and the comical scurrying of collared lizards, McCandless pitched his tent in the puny shade of a tamarisk and basked in his newfound freedom.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • sage = a type of plant
  • You're supposed to use sage to clear out negative energy before you use sweet grass.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • The heavy smell of sage slipped down the hill.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • I'd mash the beans with roasted garlic and sage and serve them on toasted rounds of homemade sourdough bread.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice
  • Sea-foam green and sage, that's what you should look for, classic and feminine.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • sage = the color of various green plants
  • ...a great variety of herb and root odors were almost hidden by the smell of mountain sage and something as ordinary as curry powder.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
sage = any of various plants including one used as a popular spice and another that is a type of brush with a strong scent

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