Complete Definition of "sag"

see|SAG|säg|sÃ¥g|saÄ
English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æɡ|-æɡ

Noun
en-noun

  1. State of sinking or bending; sagging.
  2. The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points.

Verb
en-verb|sagg|ing

  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. figurative To lose firmness, elasticity, vigor, or a thriving state; 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.
  3. To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
  4. transitive To cause to bend or give way; to load.

Anagrams
gas


Afrikaans

Etymology
Dutch zacht

Adjective
sag

  1. soft

Category:Afrikaans adjectives


Icelandic

Etymology
From the verb saga âto sawâ.

Noun
sag n

  1. sawdust

Category:Icelandic nouns

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