verb (used with or without object), o·pined, o·pin·ing.
- ophüls, max,
- opiate receptor,
- opinion poll,
Origin of opine
Examples from the Web for opines
Sure, they correlate with wealth, he opines, but perhaps aptitude does, as well.
“The president should have ordered the hanging of the local chief of security,” she opines.
"You could say it's the blondes and Bethenny versus the brunettes," he opines cheerfully.
Miss Whetstone opines that if there was need of city folks to do their table settin' for them, it was time they give up!Pippin; A Wandering Flame|Laura E. Richards
He opines that Cain and Abel were vegetarians and never enjoyed a beef-steak or a mutton-chop.Bible Romances|George W. Foote
Peg-leg he opines ther yaller is nuthin' but copper, or maybe fool's gold.The Boy Inventors' Radio Telephone|Richard Bonner
Jardin opines that, as regards the etymology of the word coffee, scholars are not agreed and perhaps never will be.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
When a person becomes attached to a system, he often sees and opines what no one else can possibly see or opine.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Word Origin 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.