Associations to the word «Opine»


OPINE, verb. (intransitive) To have or express an opinion; to state as an opinion; to suppose, consider (that).
OPINE, verb. (intransitive) (now rare) To give one's formal opinion (on or upon something).
OPINE, noun. (biochemistry) Any of a class of organic compounds, derived from amino acids, found in some plant tumours

Dictionary definition

OPINE, verb. Express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation; "John spoke up at the meeting".
OPINE, verb. Expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up".

Wise words

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