wise

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/waɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wīz)

Inflections of 'wise' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
wiser
adj comparative
wisest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'wise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
wises
v 3rd person singular
wising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
wised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
wised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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wise

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a wise (old) man
  2. a wise [message, decision, suggestion, idea, investment]
  3. he [gave, offered] us some wise words
  4. don't be a wise [ass, guy]!
  5. wise [use, management, selection]
  6. wise and [powerful, prudent, understanding]
  7. [it, that] was not (very) wise
  8. a very wise choice (if I may say so)!
  9. it's wise to [have, consider, keep, save]
  10. she has a wise head (on her shoulders)
  11. he's wise enough to [know, decide, teach]
  12. [getting, becoming] wise to his [tricks, ways]
  13. wise to the (ways of) the world
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