Definitions and translations for "adage"

Definition of adage

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Noun
1. An old saying which has obtained credit by long use
2. An old saying which has been overused or considered a cliché; a trite maxim
“Like the poor cat i’ th’ adage” (Lady MacBeth)
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English - English - adage

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n. proverb, maxim, traditional saying
n. adage, say, saying

English - Spanish - adage

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s. adagio, decir popular, dicho, máxima, proverbio, refrán

English - French - adage

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n. adage

English - German - adage

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n. Sprichwort

English - Indonesian - adage

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n. pepatah, peribahasa

English - Italian - adage

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s. adagio, massima, sentenza

English - Polish - adage

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n. powiedzenie, przysłowie, maksyma, przypowiastka

English - Portuguese - adage

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s. adágio, provérbio; andamento lento

English - Romanian - adage

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n. adagiu, zicală, proverb, dicton

English - Russian - adage

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с. пословица, поговорка, изречение

English - Turkish - adage

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i. atasözü, özdeyiş

English - Ukrainian - adage

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n. прислів'я: старовинне прислів'я, приказка: давня приказка, вислів: мудрий вислів

French - English - adage

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(m) n. adage, say, saying

English - Dutch - adage

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zn. spreekwoord, gezegde

English - Greek - adage

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ουσ. γνωμικό, παροιμία

French - Spanish - adage

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1. (proverbe) proverbio (m); adagio (m); refrán (m)
2. (maxime) adagio (m); refrán (m); proverbio (m)

French - German - adage

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n. lebensweisheit, spruch

French - Italian - adage

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1. (proverbe) proverbio (m); massima (f); adagio (m)
2. (maxime) adagio (m); massima (f); aforisma (m)

French - Portuguese - adage

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1. (proverbe) provérbio (m); dito popular; ditado (m)
2. (maxime) aforismo (m); máxima (f)

French - Russian - adage

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n. пословица (m), адажио (муз.) (m)

French - Turkish - adage

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[le] özlü söz, atasözü gibi söz

French - Dutch - adage

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1. (proverbe) spreekwoord (n); spreuk (m/f); gezegde (n); adagium (n)
2. (maxime) aforisme (n); spreekwoord (n); spreuk (m/f)

English - Arabic - adage

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‏مثل، قول مأثور‏

English - Chinese - adage

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(名) 谚语; 古语; 格言; 箴言

English - Chinese - adage

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(名) 諺語; 古語; 格言; 箴言

English - Hindi - adage

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n. कहावत, सूक्ति

English - Japanese - adage

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(名) 格言, ことわざ

English - Korean - adage

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명. 금언

English - Vietnamese - adage

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n. ngạn ngữ
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Synonyms for adage
saying: maxim, proverb, cliché, motto, slogan, aphorism