verb (opined; opining) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French opiner, from Latin opinari to have an opinion Date: 15th century intransitive verb to express opinions transitive verb to state as an opinion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Opine — (N Carboxyethyl Aminosäuren) sind stickstoffreiche organische Verbindungen, die durch Kondensation von α Ketosäuren und Aminosäuren entstehen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Synthese 2 Eigenschaften 3 Siehe auch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Opine — O*pine , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Opined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Opining}.] [L. opinari, p. p. opinatus; akin to opinus (in comp.) thinking, and perh. to E. apt: cf. F. opiner.] To have an opinion; to judge; to think; to suppose. South. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opine — I verb adjudge, appraise, arbitrari, assume, be convinced, be persuaded, be satisfied, believe, cherish a belief, conclude, conjecture, consider, dare say, deem, determine, diagnose, esteem, estimate, express an opinion, fancy, feel, guess, have… …   Law dictionary

  • opine — (v.) express an opinion, mid 15c., from M.Fr. opiner, from L. opinari have an opinion, suppose, think, judge, perhaps related to optare to desire, choose (see OPTION (Cf. option)). Related: Opined; opining …   Etymology dictionary

  • opine — [v] think believe, conceive, conclude, declare, express an opinion, feel, guess, imagine, judge, presume, say, suggest, suppose, surmise, venture; concepts 12,26 …   New thesaurus

  • opine — ► VERB formal ▪ hold and state as one s opinion. ORIGIN Latin opinari think, believe …   English terms dictionary

  • opine — [ō pīn′] vt., vi. opined, opining [MFr opiner < L opinari, to think: see OPINION] to hold or express (an opinion); think; suppose: now usually said, with satirical or judgmental force, of a speaker regarded as pedantic, pompous, etc …   English World dictionary

  • opine — UK [əʊˈpaɪn] / US [oʊˈpaɪn] verb [transitive] Word forms opine : present tense I/you/we/they opine he/she/it opines present participle opining past tense opined past participle opined very formal to state your opinion …   English dictionary

  • Opine — For the compounds formed in crown gall tumours in plants, see opines. Opine (transitive verb): to hold or express an opinion. Example: Nick opined on every subject because he was a bawss. Opines are amino acid derivatives Categories:… …   Wikipedia

  • Opine — opines synthèse Les opines sont des composés quasi spécifiques d une tumeur végétale, la galle du collet ou crown gall, ou le broussin de vigne, induite par des bactéries pathogènes du genre Agrobacterium. Les racines de hairy root induites par …   Wikipédia en Français

  • opine — atropine chopine clopine copine héliotropine opine …   Dictionnaire des rimes

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