wise

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wise is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
wise

Comparative
wiser

Superlative
wisest

  1. a wise person has much knowledge and makes good decisions.
    Say your question to the old woman, because she is wise and will tell you good ideas about things to do.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
wise

Third-person singular
wises

Past tense
wised

Past participle
wised

Present participle
wising

  1. (slang) (usually with up) If you wise up, you get informed; you learn something.