wise up Informal
Meaning: If you wise up, you realize the truth in relation to something.Synonym: smarten up
- wise up After having weight-related health problems, Tanya wised up and started eating less.
- wise up It took me a long time to wise up, but at last I've accepted the fact that drinking alcohol isn't good for me.
After having many legal and health problems as a result of using drugs, Max wised up and said he'd