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Definition of wise up

wise up

verb

  • to become aware of something, especially a scam.

    Last edited on Aug 31 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

  • figure it out, often used as a disparaging command.
    Wise up dude.
    He needs to wise up.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by S Iacono on Nov 14 2010.

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Definitions include: To think you know everything. Or making a disbelieving remark.
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