opine

Part of speech: verb

To suppose; fancy; conjecture.

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Usage examples "opine":

  1. It might not be of so much use in the great cities down east, but I opine that you are not likely to spend much of your time in that direction, and it is well worth obtaining for many reasons, besides the satisfaction knowledge always affords." - "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. We opine that she does not really need her lover, as a mortal entity, at all, and are prepared to find her fearsome and irresolute in his presence. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.
  3. An' I opine that's some risky as a general play. - "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.