Meaning of -WISE in English

-WISE

[-wise] adv comb form [ME, fr. OE -wisan, fr. wise manner] 1 a: in the manner of "crabwise" "fanwise" b: in the position or direction of "slantwise" "clockwise"

2: with regard to: in respect of "dollarwise"

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