Definitions for opineoʊˈpaɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to express as an opinion.
(v.i.)to express opinions.
Origin of opine:
1575–85; < L opīnārī to think
opine, speak up, speak out, animadvert, sound off(verb)
express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
"John spoke up at the meeting"
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)
expect, believe, or suppose
"I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
To have or express an opinion; to state as an opinion; to suppose, consider (that).
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.
Origin: From the opinor, from *, only in negative nec-opinus and in-opinus; akin to optare, and to apisci; see optate and opt.