Definition of sage :
1. A suffruticose labiate plant ( Salvia officinalis) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc. The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
2. A wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave philosopher.
3. Grave; serious; solemn.
4. Having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent; grave; sagacious.
5. Proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted to the purpose.
6. The sagebrush.
sharp-witted, sane, well-founded, intelligent, learned, sapient, insightful, judicious, reason, commonsensical, well-grounded, bay leaf, quick of scent, intellect, black pepper, sharp, knowing, prudent, wise, clear-sighted, mind, quick, chromatic, sound, reasonable, able, perceptive, academic, balanced, brain, smart, perspicacious, artful dodger, shrewd, discerning, brilliant, keen-witted, egghead, apt, Mensa, acute, borage, quick study, cayenne pepper, aniseed, rational, sage-green, keen-sighted, pundit, bouquet garni, polymath, levelheaded, sensible, quick-scented, salvia, philosophic, keen, commonsensible, cardamom, bright, sagacious
condiment (part of speech: noun)
garlic, spice, allspice, peppermint, pickle, cinnamon, Tabasco, radish, horseradish, dressing, cayenne, vinegar, paprika, nutmeg, condiment, applesauce, leek, ginger, flavoring, catchup, pepper, chili, chive, parsley, thyme, mint, chutney, relish, clove, turmeric, sauce, seasoning, vanilla, salad dressing, onion, dill, mayonnaise, salt, tartar sauce, mustard
sage (part of speech: noun)
herb (part of speech: noun)
basil, camomile, marjoram, chicory, chervil, coriander, arrowroot, figwort, ginseng, sorrel, wintergreen, herb, catnip, savory, hyssop, clover, tarragon, caraway, licorice, rosemary, spearmint, tansy, water cress, liverwort, anise, fennel, balm
- He was a sage of human nature. - "The Young Man and the World", Albert J. Beveridge.
- You know he only went with the guard to the stockade up on Sage Creek. - "'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam.", Charles King.
- Malcolm Sage nodded, and Sir James resumed his story. - "Malcolm Sage, Detective", Herbert George Jenkins.