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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ŏpīnor: ātus, 1, v. dep. etym. dub.; perh. akin to Gr. ὄσσεσθαι; root οπ->,
I to be of opinion, to suppose, imagine, conjecture, deem, believe, think, judge (freq. and class.; syn.: arbitror, reor, censeo, sentio, credo); constr. with acc., an obj.-clause, with de, or absol.: aliquid, Cic. Mur. 30, 62: quoad opinatus sum, me in provinciam exiturum, etc., id. Fam. 7, 17, 2: de vobis hic ordo opinatur non secus ac, etc., think, id. Pis. 20, 45: male de Caesare, to have a bad opinion of, to think ill of, Suet. Aug. 51: servus gravissime de se opinans, id. ib. 67: de rege durius, Just. 12, 5, 8.—Parenthet.: opinor or ut opinor, as I think, as I believe, according to my opinion: Dem. Per mare ut vectu's, nunc oculi terram mirantur tui. Char. Magis opinor, Plaut. Merc. 2, 3, 35: Cepius, opinor, olim: non omnibus dormio, Cic. Fam. 7, 24, 1: sed, opinor, quiescamus, id. Att. 9, 6, 2: a primo, ut opinor, animantium ortu petitur origo summi boni, id. Fin. 2, 10, 31: opinor concedes, multo hoc esse gravius, id. Div. in Caecil. 16, 54; so Hor. S. 1, 3, 53; id. Ep. 1, 16, 78.!*?
   1    Act. collat. form ŏpīno (anteclass.): ita sapere opino esse optimum, Enn. ap. Non. 475, 5 (Trag. v. 181 Vahl.); so Pac. Caecil. and Plaut. ib.—
   2    ŏpīnā-tus, a, um, in pass. signif. as P. a., supposed, imagined, fancied (class.): bona, mala, Cic. Tusc. 4, 6, 11; 3, 11, 24: interdicta est mathematicorum callida impostura, et opinatae artis persuasio, Mos. et Rom. Leg. Coll. 15, 2, 1.—Post-class., celebrated, renowned, illustrious, famous: certamen, Amm. 21, 6, 3.—Sup.: opinatissima insula, Flor. 2, 7, 8 dub.: civitas, Vulg. Judith, 2, 13.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ŏpīnor,⁸ ātus sum, ārī, tr., avoir telle ou telle opinion, conjecturer : sapiens nihil opinatur Cic. Mur. 62, le sage ne hasarde aucune opinion ; [avec prop. inf.] avoir dans l’idée que, croire que : Cic. Tusc. 3, 35 || abst] Cic. Ac. 2, 87 ; 148 || aliquid de aliquo Cic. Pis. 45, avoir telle opinion sur qqn || [entre parenth.] opinor ou ut opinor, je crois, à ce que je crois, si je ne me trompe : Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 159 ; Fam. 7, 24, 1 ; Domo 42 ; Fin. 2, 31 ; Br. 58. non opinabar est arch. d’après Cic. de Or. 3, 153 || v. opinatus, sens pass.

Latin > German (Georges)

opīnor, ātus sum, āri (von *opio, ōnis, die Meinung, der Nbf. von optio, ōnis), vermuten, vermeinen, wähnen, in der Einbildung stehen, vermutungsweise glauben, meinen, denken (Ggstz. compertum habeo, affirmo, pro certo habeo), mit allg. Acc., ex quo intellegitur multa falso homines opinari, Cic.: sapiens nihil opinatur, Cic.: sapientem saepe aliquid opinari quod nesciat, Cic.: quod ego non magis somniabam neque opinabar neque censebam, Plaut. – m. folg. Acc. u. Infin., opinatus sum me in provinciam exiturum, Cic. – m. de u. Abl., so u. so denken u. sich demgemäß äußern, Vergilius quoque id ipsum, quod Cicero, de fato opinatus est, Gell.: de alqo male, Suet.: u. so durius de rege, Iustin.: de vobis non secus ac de teterrimis hostibus opinatur, Cic. – absol., loquor, ut opinor, Cic.: proinde desinant quidam quaerere ultra aut opinari, mihique, qui compertum habeo, credant, Suet: ut percipi nihil putem posse, assensurum autem non percepto, id est, opinaturum sapientem existimem, sed ita ut intellegat se opinari, Cic.: parva opinatu, Plin. – u. absol. als Parenthese, ut opinor, wie ich vermute, denke, Komik. u. Cic.: verum, ut opinor, aber freilich, Cic.: u. bl. opinor, vermute, denke ich, vermutlich, in der Frage auch = nicht wahr? Komik. u. Cic.: sed, opinor, quiescamus, Cic. – / Partic. opinātus passiv., a) vermutet, ver meintlich, eingebildet, in der Einbildung bestehend, Schein-, bona, mala, Cic.: vestra sunt irreligiose opinata, Arnob. – b) in hoher Meinung (bei den Leuten) stehend, berühmt, certamen, Amm. 21, 6, 3: opinatissima civitas, Vulg. Iudith 2, 13. Cassiod. var. 8, 33, 4: opinatissimus medicus, Acro Hor. sat. 2, 3, 161: opinatissimi bibliopolae, Acro Hor. ep. 2, 3, 345.

Latin > English

opinor opinari, opinatus sum V DEP :: suppose, imagine