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    Can "Opinion" be used as a verb?

    I've seen this word used as a verb a few times. I've checked it in some dictionaries but it doesn't seem to have a verb entry for "opinion".

    What are your thoughts?

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    Re: Can "Opinion" be used as a verb?

    That's odd — in all my 75 years I've never encountered 'opinion' used as a verb.

    Next time you see it please tell us about it. You can check the dictionaries here but I'll be amazed if you find one with a verb entry for the word.

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    Re: Can "Opinion" be used as a verb?

    Probably off topic, but respect Rover for 75 years.

    On topic: I've checked several dictionaries and I found nothing about "opinion" as a verb. I guess who uses that word as a verb is from Spain or South America.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: Can "Opinion" be used as a verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by englishteacher79 View Post
    I've seen this word used as a verb a few times. I've checked it in some dictionaries but it doesn't seem to have a verb entry for "opinion".

    What are your thoughts?
    I have never come across "opinion" used as a verb. The standard verb form is "opine". I did, however, find an entry for "opinion" as a verb in Webster's Third Unabridged Dictionary. It was marked "chiefly dialect" and defined as "opine".

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