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Be of the opinion; think or suppose.‘he, I ween, is no sacred personage’
suggest, submit, advance, propose, venture, volunteer, put forward, moot, propound, posit, air, hazard, say, declare, observe, comment, remarkView synonyms
- ‘So, whether or not he wanted or needed the money is not actually the complete answer to the question, I ween.’
- ‘You call that thing, I ween, a picture of Jesus Christ.’
Old English wēnan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wanen imagine, German wähnen suppose wrongly, also to wish.
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