Definition Of opine

verb

hold and state as one's opinion.

“The man is a genius,” he opined

Example Of opine

  • At the conclusion of his remarks at the launch, Danielsen opined that this might even be the best film festival anywhere, ever.

  • At this point, she chimes in, opining that it is of the utmost importance to have people around you who tell you the truth.

  • C.P. Scott, Manchester Guardian editor from 1872 to 1929, will always be in journalism's pantheon for opining that ‘comment is free, but facts are sacred’.

  • Commentators now opine that he will opt for a super-safe appointment of someone worthy but without profile who will walk and talk with dignity and say nothing of substance.

  • Composers such as Finnissy and Dillon illustrate his impact, and a host of younger ones were at the South Bank, among them Jonathan Cole, on the Purcell Room panel, opining that only ‘a few dinosaurs’ would have a problem with the composer.


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