Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a wise manner; with wisdom, cunning, or skill; judiciously; prudently; discreetly.
- adv. In a wise manner; using good judgement.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a wise manner; prudently; judiciously; discreetly; with wisdom.
- adv. in a wise manner
- From Middle English wisliche, wislike, from Old English wīslīċe ("wisely", adv), equvalent to wise + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“_more_ wise, _most_ wise; or _more wisely, most wisely_.”
“Go forth and use this title wisely to protect the unprotected, feed the unfed, and lick the unlickable.”
“Looked at another way, the government provides well (wisely is a separate question) for the retirement of the bottom half of wage scale.”
“With the economy as it is, spending money wisely is more important than ever.”
“You get a voucher for free so the need to spend it wisely is a lot less than if you were spending your own paycheck.”
“Part of the reason for that and the responsibility for using it wisely is to protect the community.”
“For me, about the only good recommendation I can give any teacher about using time wisely is — get the students engaged as soon as possible.”
“Similar percentages say the government does not use tax money wisely, is out of sync with their values and has not helped their families.”
“With the recession blues hitting everyone across the globe in someway or another, saving cash and spending wisely is all that is on the lips of one and all.”
“I'd like to see more lines of missions, rather than so many one-offs, throughout NASA. kert's comment about how much progress could be made with $400M if spent wisely is well-taken.”
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