HyperDic: opinion

English > 6 senses of the word opinion:
NOUNcognitionopinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughta personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
communicationopinion, viewa message expressing a belief about something
cognitionopinion, public opinion, popular opinion, vox populia belief or sentiment shared by most people
communicationopinion, legal opinion, judgment, judgementthe legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
actopinion, rulingthe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
cognitionopinion, impression, feeling, belief, notiona vague idea in which some confidence is placed
opinion > pronunciation
Soundsahpih'nyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.
Example"my opinion differs from yours"
Synonymssentiment, persuasion, view, thought
NarrowereyesOpinion or judgment
ideaA personal view
judgment, judgement, mindAn opinion formed by judging something
poleOne of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
politics, political sympathiesThe opinion you hold with respect to political questions
preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notionAn opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishapreciación, convencimiento, idea, opinión, parecer, punto de vista, visión
Catalanapreciació, convenciment, opinió, parer, punt de vista, sentiment, visió
Verbsopineexpect, believe, or suppose
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.
Example"his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
Synonymview
Narroweradverse opinionAn opinion concerning financial statements (usually based on an audit by a CPA) that the statements as a whole do not present results fairly or are not in conformity with the generally accepted accounting practices of the United States
guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesisA message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
side, positionAn opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishcriterio, opinión, parecer, punto de vista, vista
Catalancriteri, opinió, parer, punt de vista, vista
Verbsopineexpress one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation / hesitation
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people.
Example"he asked for a poll of public opinion"
Synonymspublic opinion, popular opinion, vox populi
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishopinion, opinión, opinión pública, vox populi
Catalanopinió pública, vox populi
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision.
Example"opinions are usually written by a single judge"
Synonymslegal opinion, judgment, judgement
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerconcurring opinionAn opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
dissenting opinionAn opinion that disagrees / disagrees with the court's disposition of the case
fatwah(Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar
majority opinionThe opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as 'the opinion')
obiter dictum, dictumAn opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore / therefore not binding
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishsentencia
Catalansentència
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).
Synonymruling
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
InstancesBakke decisionA ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action
NarrowerfatwaA ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized / recognized authority
Broaderjudgment, judgement, judicial decision(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
Spanishdecisión, dictamen, fallo, sentencia
Catalandictamen
English > opinion: 6 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningA vague idea in which some confidence is placed.
Synonymsimpression, feeling, belief, notion
NarrowereffectAn impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived)
first blushAt the first glimpse or impression
intuition, hunch, suspicionAn impression that something might be the case
presenceThe impression that something is present
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishcreencia, impresión, sentimiento
Catalancreença, impressió, sentiment

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