• Sag Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.
- (v. i.) Fig.: To lose firmness or elasticity; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced.
- (v. i.) To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
- (v. t.) To cause to bend or give way; to load.
- (n.) State of sinking or bending; sagging.
• Sagamore Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A juice used in medicine.
- (n.) The head of a tribe among the American Indians; a chief; -- generally used as synonymous with sachem, but some writters distinguished between them, making the sachem a chief of the first rank, and a sagamore one of the second rank.
• Sage Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave philosopher.
- (n.) A suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc. The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
- (superl.) Grave; serious; solemn.
- (n.) The sagebrush.
- (superl.) Proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted to the purpose.
- (superl.) Having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent; grave; sagacious.