Meaning of “sage” in the English Dictionary

"sage" in British English

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sageadjective

uk /seɪdʒ/ us /seɪdʒ/ literary

sagenoun

uk /seɪdʒ/ us /seɪdʒ/

(Definition of “sage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sage" in American English

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sageadjective [ not gradable ]

us /seɪdʒ/

sage adjective [ not gradable ] (WISE)

wise, esp. as a result of long experience:

sage advice

sagenoun

us /seɪdʒ/

sage noun (PLANT)

[ U ] an herb with gray-green leaves that is used to flavor foods in cooking

sage noun (WISE)

[ C ] a wise person, esp. an old man

(Definition of “sage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)