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opine

[ oh-pahyn ]
/ oʊˈpaɪn /
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verb (used with or without object), o·pined, o·pin·ing.
to hold or express an opinion.
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Origin of opine

First recorded in 1575–85; is from Latin opīnārī “to think, deem”

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH opine

opine , opinion
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British Dictionary definitions for opine

opine
/ (əʊˈpaɪn) /

verb
(when tr, usually takes a clause as object) to hold or express an opinionhe opined that it was all a sad mistake

Word Origin for opine

C16: from Latin opīnārī
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