verb (used with or without object), o·pined, o·pin·ing.
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Origin of opine
OTHER WORDS FROM opineun·o·pined, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH opineopine , opinion
Words nearby opine
Example sentences from the Web for opine
Fox News prime-timers opine from a shared set of conservative fantasies.
The consultants opined ratepayers would probably pay less eventually under a publicly owned utility over private, but that didn’t account for a lot of complicating factors.Power to the People of San Diego? It’s Possible, But the Window Is Closing|MacKenzie Elmer|December 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
“I do not think I am competent to opine on what causes global warming or not,” Barrett said.Barrett confirmation hearing day three: Barrett declines to say whether it’s wrong to separate migrant children from parents|Derek Hawkins, Seung Min Kim, Ann Marimow, Karoun Demirjian|October 14, 2020|Washington Post
While he hasn’t publicly opined on secure ballot boxes, von Spakovsky has repeatedly argued that everyone besides the elderly and those with health risks should not vote absentee in any form and only vote at their polling place.Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears|by Mike Spies and Jake Pearson|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
A former city attorney has also opined that even if that theory works out, another obstacle stands in the way.
If you don't know what happened, don't opine - much less commit yourself to any specific course of action.
They will not attack us further, I opine, nor brave thee in the future in this rebellious fashion.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
He had some very urgent business at Kilkenny; something that could not admit of delay, I opine.Barrington|Charles James Lever
I opine, whatever we do, she will not forget old days—the night at the earth-houses belike and other things.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
The time has arrived, we opine, for trousers to be considered as public and not merely as private embellishments.
How can a man who opines or affirms, opine or affirm falsely — that is, opine or affirm the thing that is not?