Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sage

3 senses of sage

Sense 1
sage -- (a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom)
       => mentor, wise man -- (a wise and trusted guide and advisor)

Sense 2
sage -- (aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc)
       => herb -- (aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities)

Sense 3
sage, salvia -- (any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb)
       => herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Antonyms of adj sage

2 senses of sage

Sense 1
sage -- (having wisdom that comes with age and experience)

INDIRECT (VIA wise) -> foolish -- (devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision")

Sense 2
sage, sage-green -- (of the grey-green color of sage leaves)

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj sage

2 senses of sage

Sense 1
sage -- (having wisdom that comes with age and experience)
       => wise (vs. foolish) -- (having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment")

Sense 2
sage, sage-green -- (of the grey-green color of sage leaves)
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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