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opinion

o·pin·ion

opinion

 
pronunciation:
pIn yn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: what one thinks about a person or matter, esp. a judgment not necessarily based on fact alone.
synonyms:
view
similar words:
appraisal, assessment, attitude, belief, conviction, eye, feeling, idea, impression, judgment, perception, position, sentiment, stance, surmise, thinking, understanding, viewpoint
definition 2: the general thinking about a matter within society.
current opinion on the tax bill
synonyms:
view
similar words:
attitude, consent, eye, pulse, sentiment, slant, stance, thinking
definition 3: a person's judgment in reference to another's character or qualities.
I hope to have his good opinion.
similar words:
approval, esteem, favor, judgment, regard
definition 4: a professional inference or judgment.
a medical opiniona legal opinion
synonyms:
evaluation
similar words:
appraisal, assessment, diagnosis, judgment, prognosis, verdict
definition 5: in law, a formal document written by a judge or court stating the reasons and principles of law that informed a particular decision on a case.
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