verb. sat (sap.)

verb. sat (sap.)

A shortening of the Latin phrase verbum sat sapienti est, literally, "a word to the wise is sufficient," meaning a wise or prudent person does not or should not require any further explanation. Typically used to emphasize the advice implied by one's statement. I fear Mr. Thompson's involvement with this scandal threatens our entire enterprise. We should reevaluate our relationship with him—verb. sat sap. Repeating the same weak, debunked arguments won't make them true, you know. Verb. sat.
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