Opines



[oh-pahyn] /oʊˈpaɪn/

verb (used with or without object), opined, opining.
1.
to hold or express an .
/əʊˈpaɪn/
verb
1.
(when transitive, usually takes a clause as object) to hold or express an opinion: he opined that it was all a sad mistake
v.

“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.

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