Meaning of -WISE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ adverb combining form ]

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English -wīsan, from wīse manner


a. : in the manner of

crab wise

fan wise

b. : in the position or direction of

slant wise

clock wise

2. : with regard to : in respect of

dollar wise

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.