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Definition of wise verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wise

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//waɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wise
BrE BrE//waɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪz//
 
he / she / it wises
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzɪz//
 
past simple wised
BrE BrE//waɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪzd//
 
past participle wised
BrE BrE//waɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//waɪzd//
 
-ing form wising
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English wīs, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wijs and German weise. Phrasal Verbswise up (to something)
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