A familiar saying; proverb
A machine for operating a saw or saws
Something said; esp., an adage, proverb, or maxim
A witty remark.
A flippant or facetious remark, often a gibe or retort
Something curious or odd
The definition of a precept is a guiding principle or rule that is used to control, influence or regulate conduct.
A brief, apt, and cogent expression:
The definition of a motto is a phrase or quote that is representative of a person or brand's ideals and values.
The definition of maxim is a statement of a philosophy or a guiding principle.
A platitudinous or inspirational saying:
An authoritative, often formal pronouncement:
A trite saying; platitude
(Brit.) Discharge from a job or employment because of not being needed; dismissal
Find another word for adages. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adages, like: bywords, saws, proverbs, sayings, witticisms, wisecracks, quips, precepts, phrases, mottos and maxims.