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  • 1 Sapient — Corporation[1] Rechtsform Börsennotierte Kapitalgesellschaft (Mutterge …

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  • 2 sapient — SAPIÉNT, Ă, sapienţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. (livr.) (Om) plin de înţelepciune; (om) doct, învăţat, savant. [pr.: pi ent] – Din lat. sapiens, ntis. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SAPIÉNT adj. v …

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  • 3 Sapient — Sa pi*ent, a. [L. sapiens, entis, p. pr. of sapere to taste, to have sense, to know. See {Sage}, a.] Wise; sage; discerning; often in irony or contempt. [1913 Webster] Where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. Milton.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Sapient — may refer to: * Sapience the ability of an organism or entity to act with judgment * Sapient (company), a NASDAQ traded company …

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  • 5 sapient — wise, late 15c., from O.Fr. sapient, from L. sapientem (nom. sapiens), prp. of sapere to taste, have taste, be wise, from PIE root *sep to taste, perceive (Cf. O.S. an sebban to perceive, remark, O.H.G. antseffen, O.E. sefa mind, understanding,… …

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  • 6 sapient — [sā′pē ənt] adj. [ME < L sapiens, prp. of sapere, to taste, know: see SAP1] 1. full of knowledge; wise; sagacious; discerning 2. of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens) n. a sapient human sapience n. sapiently adv …

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  • 7 sapient — I adjective acute, astute, bright, clear headed, clever, deep, discerning, discriminating, farsighted, intellectual, intelligent, judicious, keen, knowing, learned, perceptive, perspicacious, profound, quick of apprehension, quick witted,… …

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  • 8 sapient — sage, *wise, judicious, prudent, sensible, sane Analogous words: *learned, erudite, scholarly: sagacious, perspicacious (see SHREWD) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 sapient — [adj] sagacious acute, astucious, astute, cagey*, canny, clear sighted, clever, contemplative, discerning, discriminating, educated, enlightened, experienced, farsighted, foxy*, informed, insightful, intelligent, judicious, keen, knowing,… …

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  • 10 sapient — ► ADJECTIVE formal ▪ wise, or attempting to appear wise. ORIGIN from Latin sapere be wise …

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  • 11 sapient — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin sapient , sapiens, from present participle of sapere to taste, be wise more at sage Date: 15th century possessing or expressing great sagacity Synonyms: see wise • sapiently… …

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  • 12 sapient — sapience, sapiency, n. sapiently, adv. /say pee euhnt/, adj. having or showing great wisdom or sound judgment. [1425 75; late ME sapyent < L sapient (s. of sapiens, prp. of sapere to be wise, lit., to taste, have taste), equiv. to sapi verb s. +… …

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  • 13 sapient — [15] Like English taste, Latin sapere combined the notions of ‘appreciating flavour’ and ‘fine discrimination’, and hence meant both ‘taste’ and ‘be wise’. In the former sense it has given English savour and savoury, while the latter has fed… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 14 sapient — [ seɪpɪənt] adjective 1》 formal wise, or attempting to appear wise. 2》 relating to the human species (Homo sapiens). Derivatives sapience noun sapiently adverb Origin ME: from OFr., or from L. sapient , sapere to be wise …

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  • 15 sapient — sa•pi•ent [[t]ˈseɪ pi ənt[/t]] adj. 1) cvb having or showing great wisdom or sound judgment 2) sapiens • Etymology: 1425–75; < L sapient , s. of sapiēns, prp. of sapere to be wise, lit., to taste, have taste sa′pi•ence, sa′pi•en•cy, n.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 sapient — a, sapiènt, o adj. et n. savante, instruite …

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  • 17 sapient — [15] Like English taste, Latin sapere combined the notions of ‘appreciating flavour’ and ‘fine discrimination’, and hence meant both ‘taste’ and ‘be wise’. In the former sense it has given English savour and savoury, while the latter has fed… …

    Word origins

  • 18 sapient — adj. literary 1 wise. 2 aping wisdom; of fancied sagacity. Derivatives: sapience n. sapiently adv. Etymology: ME f. OF sapient or L part. stem of sapere be wise …

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  • 19 sapient — adjective possessing wisdom and discernment Syn: wise, sagacious See Also: sapiently, Homo sapiens …

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  • 20 sapient — Synonyms and related words: authority, broad minded, deep, discriminating, doctor, elder, elder statesman, erudite, great soul, guru, illuminate, intellect, intellectual, judicious, knowing, learned, lover of wisdom, mahatma, man of intellect,… …

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