opine

[oh-pahyn]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), opined, opining.
to hold or express an opinion.

Origin:
1575–85; < Latin opīnārī to think, deem

unopined, adjective

opine, opinion.


say, suggest, allow, guess, imagine.
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opine (əʊˈpaɪn)
 
vb
(when tr, usually takes a clause as object) to hold or express an opinion: he opined that it was all a sad mistake
 
[C16: from Latin opīnārī]

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opine
mid-15c. (implied in opinable), from M.Fr. opiner, from L. opinari "have an opinion, suppose, think, judge," perhaps related to optare "to desire, choose" (see option).
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