WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
o•pine /oʊˈpaɪn/USA pronunciation   v. [used with quotations], o•pined, o•pin•ing. 
  1. to express an opinion about (something).

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
o•pine  (ō pīn),USA pronunciation v.t., v.i.,  o•pined, o•pin•ing. 
  1. to hold or express an opinion.
  • Latin opīnārī to think, deem
  • 1575–85
    say, suggest, allow, guess, imagine.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

opine /əʊˈpaɪn/ vb
  1. (when tr, usually takes a clause as object) to hold or express an opinion: he opined that it was all a sad mistake
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin opīnārī



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