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1. sage

noun. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • common sage
  • clary sage
  • ramona

Antonyms

  • inadvisable
  • backward
  • uninformed
  • off-white

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

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Words that Rhyme with Sage

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Example sentences of the word sage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rosemary has only a light dying effect, but you can combine it with sage for faster results.

2. Adjective
Apple leaves are sage to dark green with a silver hue.

Quotes containing the word sage


1. Are you in a suit?' I managed at last, my voice choking up. 'You didn’t have to dress up for me.''Quiet, Sage,' he said. 'I’ll make the hilarious one-liners during this daring rescue.
- Richelle Mead, Silver Shadows

2. Who are you?"I asked."You know who I am,"he replied. "I'm yours."~Clea / Sage, pg. 105
- Hilary Duff, Elixir

3. Advice,"Doña Vorchenza chuckled. "Advice. The years play a sort of alchemical trick, transmuting one's mutterings to a state of respectability. Give advice at forty and you're a nag. Give it at seventy and you're a sage.
- Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

2. sage-green

adjective. of the grey-green color of sage leaves.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • foolish
  • uncolored

3. sage

noun. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom.

Synonyms

  • wise man
  • Hakham
  • mentor

Antonyms

  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

4. sage

adjective. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] having wisdom that comes with age and experience.

Antonyms

  • ill-advised

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

5. sage

adjective. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] of the grey-green color of sage leaves.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • imprudent

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)

6. sage

noun. ['ˈseɪdʒ'] any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • Mexican mint
  • common sage
  • clary sage
  • cancer weed
  • Salvia azurea
  • clary
  • mealy sage
  • Salvia leucophylla
  • genus Salvia
  • Salvia lancifolia
  • Salvia sclarea
  • Salvia officinalis
  • Salvia clarea
  • chaparral sage
  • Salvia farinacea
  • Salvia pratensis
  • Salvia divinorum
  • wild sage
  • Salvia spathacea
  • blue sage
  • Salvia lyrata
  • ramona
  • Salvia verbenaca
  • herbaceous plant
  • purple sage
  • cancerweed
  • vervain sage
  • salvia
  • pitcher sage
  • meadow clary
  • Salvia reflexa

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray
  • slate-black

Etymology

  • sage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sauge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvia (Latin)
  • 下げる (Japanese)
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