EN[sæɡ] [-æɡ]

    Definition of sag in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsags
    1. The state of sinking or bending; sagging.
      1. The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points.
        1. 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. Alternative form of saag.
          2. VerbSGsagsPRsaggingPT, PPsagged
            1. To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane.
              1. A line or cable supported by its ends sags, even if it is tightly drawn.
              2. The floor of a room sags.
            2. (by extension) To lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position.
              1. A building may sag one way or another.
              2. The door sags on its hinges.
            3. (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. To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
                1. VT To cause to bend or give way; to load.
                  1. INF To wear one's trousers so that their top is well below the waist.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • I’m trying to correct my sagging floor by sistering the joists.
                      • Today we’re having slow-cooked lamb nihari, sag aloo, lentil dal, pilau rice, green salad and seekh kebab.
                      • The more the backstay is tightened, the less the headstay will sag off to leeward, forming a rigid and more efficient arc along the luff of the genoa while beating to weather.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs

                        Other Vocabulary

                        Look-Alike Words
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                        Meaning of sag for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "sag" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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