set (one) wise

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set (one) wise

slang To tell one something that one does not know; to inform someone about something of which they are ignorant. We need to set those freshmen wise—they can't keep coming into the senior hallway! Everyone thought that Jen had dumped me, but I was quick to set them wise!
See also: set, wise
References in classic literature ?
A letter had come into the town that would have set you wise to it all.