Associations to the word «Sage»


SAGE, adjective. Wise.
SAGE, adjective. (obsolete) grave; serious; solemn
SAGE, noun. A wise person or spiritual teacher; a man or woman of gravity and wisdom, especially, a teacher venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave or stoic philosopher.
SAGE, noun. The plant Salvia officinalis and savory spice produced from it; also planted for ornamental purposes.
SAGE, noun. Any plant in the genus Salvia
SAGE, noun. Any of a number of plants such as sagebrush considered to be similar to Salvia officinalis, mostly because they are small shrubs and have gray foliage or are aromatic.
SAGE, interjection. (Internet slang) Word used in the email field of imageboards to prevent a bump of the post. Used as an option rather than a word in some imageboard software.
SAGE, verb. (Internet slang) The act of using the word or option sage in the email field or a checkbox of an imageboard when posting a reply
SAGE BRUSH, noun. Alternative spelling of sagebrush
SAGE BRUSHES, noun. Plural of sage brush
SAGE CHICKEN, noun. The sage grouse
SAGE CHICKENS, noun. Plural of sage chicken
SAGE COCK, noun. The sage grouse, especially the male.
SAGE COCKS, noun. Plural of sage cock
SAGE GREEN, noun. A greyish green colour, like that of sage.
SAGE GREEN, adjective. Of a greyish green colour, like that of sage.
SAGE GROUSE, noun. A large grouse of western North America having mottled gray, black and buff plumage (Centrocercus urophasianus) which feeds on the buds of the sagebrush.
SAGE GROUSES, noun. Plural of sage grouse
SAGE HEN, noun. The sage grouse, especially the female.
SAGE HENS, noun. Plural of sage hen
SAGE ON A STAGE, noun. Alternative form of sage on the stage
SAGE ON THE STAGE, noun. (education) (sometimes mildly derogatory) An educator, especially at the postsecondary level, who imparts knowledge by lecturing to an audience; the method of imparting knowledge used by such an educator.
SAGE SPARROW, noun. A sparrow (Artemisiospiza belli) that usually inhabits sagebrush land in the western United States.
SAGE SPARROWS, noun. Plural of sage sparrow
SAGE THRASHER, noun. A thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) which is a pale gray-brown above and white with brown streaks below and inhabits sagebrush regions in south-western North America.
SAGE THRASHERS, noun. Plural of sage thrasher

Dictionary definition

SAGE, noun. A mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom.
SAGE, noun. Aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc.
SAGE, noun. Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb.
SAGE, adjective. Having wisdom that comes with age and experience.
SAGE, adjective. Of the grey-green color of sage leaves.

Wise words

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