Definition of Sag

1. Noun. A shape that sags. "There was a sag in the chair seat"

Exact synonyms: Droop
Generic synonyms: Depression, Impression, Imprint
Derivative terms: Droop, Droop, Droop, Droopy



2. Verb. Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness. "There sag some children in the rocking chair"
Exact synonyms: Droop, Flag, Swag
Generic synonyms: Drop, Drop Down, Sink
Specialized synonyms: Slouch, Slump, Bag
Derivative terms: Droop

3. Verb. Cause to sag. ; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"
Exact synonyms: Sag Down
Generic synonyms: Drop, Drop Down, Sink

Definition of Sag

1. v. i. 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. v. t. To cause to bend or give way; to load.

3. n. State of sinking or bending; sagging.

Definition of Sag

1. Initialism. (on a letter), Saint Anthony Guard (or Guide). ¹

2. Acronym. Screen Actors Guild ¹

3. Noun. The state of sinking or bending; sagging. ¹

4. Noun. The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points. ¹

5. Noun. The difference height or depth between the vertex and the rim of a curved surface, specifically used for optical elements such as a mirror or lens. ¹

6. Verb. 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. ¹

7. Verb. (figuratively) 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. ¹

8. Verb. To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To cause to bend or give way; to load. ¹

10. Verb. (informal) To wear one's trousers so that their top is well below the waist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sag

1. to bend or sink downward from weight or pressure [v SAGGED, SAGGING, SAGS]

Medical Definition of Sag

1. 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. 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. "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, to make much leeway by reason of the wind, sea, or current; to drift to leeward; said of a vessel. Origin: Akin to Sw. Sacka to settle, sink down, LG.sacken, D. Zakken. Cf. Sink. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sag

safranines
safranins
safranophil
safranophile
safrazine
safrol
safrole
safroles
safrols
safron
safronal
safronals
saft
safter
saftest
sag (current term)
sag down
sag off
saga
sagaciate
sagaciated
sagaciates
sagaciating
sagacious
sagaciously
sagaciousness
sagaciousnesses
sagacities
sagacity
sagaman

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