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Synonyms for wise

put someone wise


  • inform
  • tell
  • alert
  • warn about
  • notify of
  • apprise of
  • tip off about
  • clue in or up about
  • let into the secret about

wise to


  • aware of
  • familiar with
  • acquainted with
  • cognizant of

Synonyms for wise

possessing or showing sound judgment and keen perception

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

having or showing profound knowledge and scholarship

marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception

the approach used to do something

Words related to wise

a way of doing or being

United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)

having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

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evidencing the possession of inside information

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improperly forward or bold

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The minister has said that the Norwegian state's decision to maintain its 14% share of SAS was historically based, and that the current state of affairs was a transition to a time when it would be wisest to sell out.
The Washington, D.C.-based organization helps cities make the wisest long-term use of their waterfront resources.
But I can't help wondering--after all the years I've wasted doubting myself, is there really any hope left for me of becoming a professional ballet dancer, or would you consider it wisest for me to study modern instead, although that isn't really what I want?
SCT (Systems and Computer Technology; www.sct.com) and Datatel (www.datatel .com) are the oldest of the lot (both date their origins back to the late 1960s), and probably because of that, the wisest. SCT, it should be noted, recently acquired the student information system business of Sallie Mae Solutions (which, not long ago, had acquired it from Exeter), as well as ABT's PowerCampus (www.abtcampus.com).
The wisest use of the mind/body connection would be to live free from negativity, embracing only the most cherished qualities: love, happiness, creativity, intelligence.
These potential investors, faced with a time-sensitive opportunity and the probability of having loan applications delayed or rejected by commercial lenders, often turn to bridge lenders, such as BRT, who recognize a borrower's vision of refinancing with a traditional long-term commercial lender by first using short-term bridge financing as the wisest and fastest financial strategy to achieve that goal.
The wisest buys are SE models with six-cylinder motors.
The policy of having one man especially engaged to look after the business affairs of the team leaves the captain free to devote all his attention and energies to handling the men on the field, appears to be the wisest; at least it is so regarded by base ball professionals."
But the wisest among us, realizing that these scripts are not immutable and that each generation takes its own hand in revising them, first listens closely to find out exactly just who indeed they do think they are.
CEOs or ex-CEOs, who have had to undergo the same revelation, and senior directors, who have seen several CEOs adapt themselves to new conditions are often the wisest counselors.
Perhaps the wisest words in the book are by Ulrich Maximilian Schumann in his piece on Ungers's Gallery of Contemporary Art in Hamburg: 'Briefly put, a museum is always a museum of architecture as well'.
If you are a corporate leader, profit or not-for-profit, one of the wisest business decisions you can make will be to explore professional certification and include it in the corporation's business plan.
Boyden Gray, who filed friends of the court briefs on behalf of Representative Thomas Bliley (R-Virginia) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) opposing the EPA's revised rules, questions whether appeal to the Supreme Court is the wisest action.
The wisest course is to have your tank, and if necessary the surrounding soil, tested periodically by a reputable company to catch any leaks early Oil.