wisen

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

wisen (third-person singular simple present wisens, present participle wisening, simple past and past participle wisened)

  1. To become wiser.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually followed by "up": "The ignorant always wisen up." -Charles Neal

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch wīsen, from Proto-Germanic *wīsijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wisen

  1. to point out, to indicate
  2. to lead
  3. to teach
  4. to assign
  5. to determine

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