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[ oh-pahynd ]


  1. held or expressed as an opinion:

    On this website we debunk all the frequently opined arguments and myths around the gender pay gap.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of opine.
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Other Words From

  • un·o·pined adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of opined1

First recorded in 1795–1805; opine ( def ) + -ed 2( def ) for the adjective ; opine ( def ) + -ed 1( def ) for the verb
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Example Sentences

Failing to do so would put them in a very bad light, especially from a regulatory perspective, they opined.

From Digiday

Daniel Newman, principal analyst at Futurum Research, opines for MarketWatch that Apple’s bold transition could end up benefitting its old rival, Microsoft.

From Fortune

While pundits opined that his mercuriality would be a negative for the economy, the stock market famously surged after his win as investors embraced his more pro-business policies just hours later.

From Fortune

Conservatives have already opined that the accusations are not of what Paul Ryan might call “forcible rape.”

I opined about lobbying – smart clients hiring smart guys who use smart tactics to get smart with the government.

“There is a simple solution to save us from our worst selves: Get rid of reclining seats,” opined CNN commentator Maria Cardona.

“You turn on the TV, and you see very bland interviews,” he recently opined to Politico.

A “truce” in the war on drugs, experts opined, may be just around the corner.

Since that was so, Valerie opined there was no longer the need to put themselves to the trouble of the escape they had planned.

He went out but little, and then, she opined with a disgustful sniff, for purposes strictly alcoholic.

And Haydon opined that “Reynolds sought by tricks to obtain results which the old masters attained by the simplest means.”

"Nothing can be plainer than that she likes him," Grace opined.

"He hears you, he watches you, he rejoices in you," Lady Agnes opined.


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