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o•pine /oʊˈpaɪn/USA pronunciation
v. [used with quotations], o•pined, o•pin•ing. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- to express an opinion about (something).
(ō pīn′),USA pronunciation v.t., v.i., o•pined, o•pin•ing.
- to hold or express an opinion.
- Latin opīnārī to think, deem
say, suggest, allow, guess, imagine.
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opine /əʊˈpaɪn/ vb
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin opīnārī
- (when tr, usually takes a clause as object) to hold or express an opinion: he opined that it was all a sad mistake
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