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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French opiner, from Latin opīnor (to hold as an opinion), from *opinus (thinking, expecting), only in negative nec-opinus (not expecting) and in-opinus (not expected); akin to optare (to choose, desire), and to apisci (to obtain); see optate and opt.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ə(ʊ)ˈpaɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊˈpaɪn/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪn

VerbEdit

opine (third-person singular simple present opines, present participle opining, simple past and past participle opined)

  1. (intransitive) To have or express an opinion; to state as an opinion; to suppose, consider (that).
    I opined that matters would soon become considerably worse.
    "Your decisions," she opined, "have been unfailingly disastrous for this company."
  2. (intransitive, now rare) To give one's formal opinion (on or upon something).
    I had to opine on the situation because I thought a different perspective was in order.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin and Ancient Greek ὀπός (opós, juice of a plant) +‎ -ine.

NounEdit

 
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opine (plural opines)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of a class of organic compounds, derived from amino acids, found in some plant tumours

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opine

  1. plural of opina

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opine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of opinar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of opinar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of opinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of opinar

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opine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of opinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of opinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of opinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of opinar.