Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a wise manner; with wisdom, cunning, or skill; judiciously; prudently; discreetly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a wise manner; prudently; judiciously; discreetly; with wisdom.

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  • adverb In a wise manner; using good judgement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a wise manner

Etymologies

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From Middle English wisliche, wislike, from Old English wīslīċe ("wisely", adv), equvalent to wise +‎ -ly.

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