verb (used with or without object), o·pined, o·pin·ing.
Origin of opine
Examples from the Web for opine
"Earl, I opine that your wish is perfectly fulfilled," said John Heywood seriously.Henry VIII And His Court|Louise Muhlbach
I opine so, else Bill he'd never taken so much trouble over her.Frank Merriwell's Backers|Burt L. Standish
"I opine that it is the vessel of the Scots Commissioners," answered Charles.St George's Cross|H. G. Keene
We opine that he was, from the hearty manner in which he discouraged the institution.The American Joe Miller|Various
But I opine wed better be moseying along out of this, said Buckhart.Dick Merriwell Abroad|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for opine
Word Origin for opine
Word Origin and History for opine
"express an opinion," mid-15c., from Middle French opiner (15c.) and directly from Latin opinari "have an opinion, be of opinion, suppose, conjecture, think, judge," perhaps related to optare "to desire, choose" (see option). Related: Opined; opining.