Synonyms of wise in English:

wise


See definition of wise

adjective

1‘a wise old man’

SYNONYMS
sage, sagacious, intelligent, clever, learned, showing great knowledge, with great knowledge, knowledgeable, informed, enlightened
astute, shrewd, acute, sharp, sharp-witted, canny, knowing, sensible, prudent, discerning, judicious, penetrating, perceptive, full of insight, insightful, clear-sighted, percipient, perspicacious, perspicuous, owlish
well advised, well thought out, well judged, politic, expedient, strategic, tactical, far-sighted
rational, logical, sound, sane
informal smart
British informal fly
dated long-headed
rare sapient, argute
ANTONYMS

stupid, silly, foolish


Phrases

    put someone wise

    ‘I suppose Lucy put you wise’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    tell, inform, notify, apprise, make aware, put in the picture, fill in, break the news to

    warn, forewarn, alert

    informal

    clue in, clue up, tip off, tip someone the wink

    wise to

    ‘Alpine climbers have been wise to these techniques for years’


    SYNONYMS

    aware of, familiar with, acquainted with, cognizant of