be of the opinion


be of the opinion

we are of the opinion that his poetry lacks insight

Syn:
believe, think, consider, maintain, reckon, estimate, feel, have a/the feeling, contend, be convinced; informal allow; formal opine

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  • be of the opinion — BELIEVE, think, consider, maintain, reckon, estimate, feel, be convinced; N. Amer. informal allow; formal opine. → opinion * * * phrasal : to hold as an opinion : think * * * be of the opinion : to have a specifed opinion or belief …   Useful english dictionary

  • be of the opinion — index assume (suppose), deem, guess, surmise, suspect (think) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • be of the opinion that — To think or believe that • • • Main Entry: ↑opinion * * * believe or maintain that economists are of the opinion that the economy could contract …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) of the opinion that … — be of the opinion that… idiom (formal) to believe or think that… • We are strongly of the opinion that great caution should be exercised in dealing with this matter. Main entry: ↑opinionidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold the opinion — index assume (suppose), contend (maintain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seek the opinion of — index consult (ask advice of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • be of the opinion that — have a certain opinion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be of the opinion that — believe or maintain that. → opinion …   English new terms dictionary

  • in the opinion of the agency — A clause in a statute delegating powers to an administrative agency, the effect of which is to confer unwarranted policymaking power upon the agency. State v Marana Plantations, Inc. 75 Ariz 111, 252 P2d 87 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • opinion — opin·ion /ə pin yən/ n 1 a: a belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge b: a formal expression of a judgment or appraisal by an expert see also opinion testimony at testimony compare …   Law dictionary