Meaning of WISE in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: wised ; wis · ing

Date: 1905

transitive verb : to give instruction or information to : TEACH ― usually used with up < wise him up about procedures>

intransitive verb : to become informed or knowledgeable : LEARN ― used with up

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.