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sag (v.)

late 14c., possibly from a Scandinavian source related to Old Norse sokkva "to sink," or from Middle Low German sacken "to settle, sink" (as dregs in wine), from denasalized derivative of Proto-Germanic base *senkwanan "to sink" (see sink (v.)). A general North Sea Germanic word (compare Dutch zakken, Swedish sacka, Danish sakke). Of body parts from 1560s; of clothes from 1590s. Related: Sagged; sagging.

sag (n.)

1580s, in nautical use, from sag (v.). From 1727 of landforms; 1861 of wires, cables, etc.

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Definitions of sag from WordNet
1
sag (v.)
droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness;
Synonyms: droop / swag / flag
sag (v.)
cause to sag;
The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably
Synonyms: sag down
2
sag (n.)
a shape that sags;
there was a sag in the chair seat
Synonyms: droop
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