Simple Definition of sane
: having a healthy mind : able to think normally
: based on reason or good judgment : rational or sensible
Examples of sane in a sentence
No sane person could do something so horrible.
Leaving was the only sane option she had.
Origin of sane
Latin sanus healthy, sane
First Known Use: 1628
Synonym Discussion of sane
SANE Defined for Kids
Definition of sane for Students
1 : having a healthy and sound mind
2 : very sensible <a sane policy>
Legal Definition of sane
: mentally sound; specifically : able to understand one's actions and distinguish right from wrong
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