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Noun
/əˈpinyən/,
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opinions, plural;
  1. A view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge
    • - I'm writing to voice my opinion on an issue of great importance
    • - that, in my opinion, is dead right
  2. The beliefs or views of a large number or majority of people about a particular thing
    • - the changing climate of opinion
  3. An estimation of the quality or worth of someone or something
    • - I had a higher opinion of myself than I deserved
  4. A formal statement of advice by an expert on a professional matter
    • - seeking a second opinion from a specialist
  5. A formal statement of reasons for a judgment given

  6. A lawyer's advice on the merits of a case


  1. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  2. a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
  3. public opinion: a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
  4. the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
  5. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  6. impression: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
  7. An opinion is a subjective statement or thought about an issue or topic, and is the result of emotion or interpretation of facts. An opinion may be supported by an argument, although people may draw opposing opinions from the same set of facts. ...
  8. In law, an opinion (also consilia) is usually a written explanation by a judge or group of judges that accompanies an order or ruling in a case, laying out the rationale and legal principles for the ruling.
  9. With the Lights Out is a rarities box set, containing 3 CDs and 1 DVD, from the American grunge band Nirvana. It was released in November 2004. The title refers to the line "with the lights out, it's less dangerous" from the successful "Smells Like Teen Spirit" single. ...
  10. A belief that a person has formed about a topic or issue; To have or express as an opinion
  11. (Opinions (I-VI)) a set of reference books with an insider’s view of the methods involved in the expertization process, published by the Philatelic Foundation and edited by Elizabeth Pope. Highly recommended reading.
  12. (Opinions) In the context of CERD, the Committee calls its findings on the merits of individual complaints "Opinions". see also "Views" and "Decisions"
  13. (Opinions) Views on the invasion · Opposition · Protests · Legitimacy · Associated people This page contains links to several topics relating to views on the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation of Iraq. ... ...
  14. A judge's written explanation of a decision of the court or of a majority of judges. A dissenting opinion disagrees with the majority opinion because of the reasoning and/or the principles of law on which the decision is based. ...
  15. In title industry terms, referred to as title opinion. The conclusion and judgement of a skilled person as to the status of a title, based upon a title examination.
  16. When it decides a case, the Court generally issues an opinion, which is a substantive and often long piece of writing summarizing the facts and history of the case and addressing the legal issues raised in the case.
  17. A judgment, belief, or conviction; something often absent from encyclopedias and other reference works. Happily, the tax encyclopedia avoids the tedious temptation to drain the life out of tax policy. Many of the entries manifest a discernible, if generally balanced, point of view. ...
  18. A statement by a court or judge of reasons for the decision in a case.
  19. A court’s written opinion explaining its decision in a case.
  20. A formal decision that includes a detailed explanation of the legal principles involved.
  21. what you think personally/not necessarily a fact (Your outlook on something, but may not be another persons-Ashley Bos); an individuals point of view on a subject, personal feelings that aren't necessarily true Definition: personal view, estimation, body of generally held views. ...
  22. A formal written statement or decision by a judge or justice of the law bearing on a case, usually as a resolution of an appeal.
  23. A belief; typically one open to dispute. Sheer unreasoned opinion should be distinguished from reasoned judgment — beliefs formed on the basis of careful reasoning. See evaluation, judgment, justify, know, knowledge, reasoned judgment.
  24. A person’s thoughts about something it is not possible to prove is true by objective methods or the person does not wish to prove is true. Compare with fact above.
  25. In law, a lawyer's advice to his or her client; a lawyer's analysis of a legal problem. Also, the views of an expert as to a matter at issue in an action. See "Expert Evidence."