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Meaning of SAG

Pronunciation:  sag

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"
  2. [v]  droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  3. [v]  cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"
 

SAG is a 3 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: droop, droop, flag, sag down, swag
 
 See Also: bag, depression, drop, drop down, impression, imprint, sink, slouch, slump

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sag\ (s[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sagged}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Sagging}.] [Akin to Sw. sacka to settle, sink down, LG.
    sacken, D. zakken. Cf. {Sink}, v. i.]
    1. 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.
    
    2. 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. [R.]
    
             The mind I sway by, and the heart I bear, Shall
             never sag with doubt nor shake with fear. --Shak.
    
    3. To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop
       heavily.
    
    {To sag to leeward} (Naut.), to make much leeway by reason of
       the wind, sea, or current; to drift to leeward; -- said of
       a vessel. --Totten.
    
    
  2. \Sag\, v. t.
    To cause to bend or give way; to load.
    
    
  3. \Sag\, n.
    State of sinking or bending; sagging.
    
    
 

 

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