opine opine  /oʊ ˈpaɪn/


  1. (v) express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
  2. (v) expect, believe, or suppose

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  1. Many people opine that public education in America is awful or declining in quality and that may be true in the aggregate, but my direct experience is the opposite.
  2. Once again Joe Klein demonstrates that he is supremely unqualified to opine on anything as complex as health care reform.
  3. It would be just as easy now to dig up a pilot-blogger to opine on something like Sully's landing than to find an aviation reporter.


  1. Power Rankings: It’s Jimmie Johnson’s throne, and no one else is close

    It's time for Power Rankings! After every race, we'll opine about who we think is at the top of the Sprint Cup heap and how and why they got there. Remember, this isn't scientific, as our formula is the perfect … Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: From The Marbles via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Panetta Lecture Series: Not much hope for Middle East peace

    Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman — one of four veteran foreign policy hands in Monterey on Monday to opine on the Middle East — came over after the press conference and said he wished he had a joke to lighten the mood. But there was no doubt that among Lieberman, former U.S. Sen.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

  3. Glenn Beck, Michael Moore call NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a hero

    Conservative radio commentator Glenn Beck and liberal Hollywood movie-maker Michael Moore have found common ground on the National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden: He's a hero. Both took to Twitter to opine on their favorable impressions of the information leaker, Politico reported. Mr. Beck's tweet: "I think I have just ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Washington Times


  1. "If there is any question that these 'strategic alternatives' might in any way impede a future Microsoft merger you will at the very least allow shareholders to opine on them before embarking on such a transaction," Icahn wrote.
    on May 15, 2008 By: Carl Icahn Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I need to apply the same standard that previous nominees have applied, and that's no hints and no previews. I can't opine on them here off the cuff," Alito said.
    on Jan 10, 2006 By: Samuel Alito Source: abc7.com

  3. "With that vision, you've got to go out and work for it," Mr. Rove said. "It's not enough to opine from the side of the field."
    on May 24, 2009 By: Karl Rove Source: New York Times

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