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SANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sane mean? 

SANE (adjective)
  The adjective SANE has 2 senses:

1. mentally healthy; free from mental disorder
2. marked by sound judgment

  Familiarity information: SANE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SANE (adjective)


Sense 1sane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mentally healthy; free from mental disorder

Context example:

appears to be completely sane

Similar:

compos mentis; of sound mind (of sound mind, memory, and understanding; in law, competent to got to trial)

in her right mind; in his right mind; in their right minds (behaving responsibly)

lucid (having a clear mind)

Also:

rational (consistent with or based on or using reason)

Antonym:

insane (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement)


Sense 2sane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by sound judgment

Synonyms:

sane; reasonable

Context example:

sane nuclear policy

Similar:

rational (consistent with or based on or using reason)


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