wis

verb
\ ˈwis How to pronounce wis (audio) \
wised; wising; wises

Definition of wis

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic
: know
variants: or Wisc

Definition of Wis (Entry 2 of 2)

Wisconsin

First Known Use of wis

Verb

circa 1507, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wis

Verb

by misdivision from iwis (understood as I wis, with wis taken to be an archaic present indicative of wit entry 2)

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“Wis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wis. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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Wis., Wisc.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of Wis.

Wisconsin

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