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Another word for opinion

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Noun
  1. Something believed or accepted as true by a person

      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
      2. Emotion; feeling:
      3. Tender or romantic feeling:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
    See also:

    opinion

Another word for opinion

Noun
  1. A belief

      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Behavior or attitude that is boldly arrogant or offensive; effrontery:
      2. The act of presuming or accepting something as true:
      3. A condition or basis for accepting or presuming something.
      1. A manner of viewing things; an attitude.
      2. A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint.
      3. The attitude or outlook of a narrator or character in a piece of literature, a movie, or another art form.
      1. A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
      2. Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
      3. The antecedent of a conditional statement.
      1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
      2. To propose as a hypothesis or explanation:
      3. To assume as a premise or axiom; take for granted.
      1. An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
      2. A proposition that has been or is to be proved on the basis of explicit assumptions.
      1. A proposition that is maintained by argument.
      2. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
      3. A hypothetical proposition, especially one put forth without proof.
      1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
      2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
      3. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
      1. To predict (a result or an event) without sufficient information.
      2. To assume, presume, or assert (a fact) without sufficient information.
      3. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
      1. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
      2. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
      3. The act of taking for granted:
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. The act of supposing.
      2. Something supposed; an assumption.
      1. Something imagined.
      2. Present participle of imagin.
      3. Present participle of imagine.
      1. Highly decorated:
      2. Complex or intricate:
      3. Elegantly fashionable or sophisticated:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
      2. A deviation or the degree of deviation from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
      3. The angle between two lines or planes:
      1. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
      2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
      3. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
      1. The act or process of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true.
      2. The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
      3. Something inferred.
      1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
      2. A vague notion, remembrance, or belief:
      3. A mark produced on a surface by pressure.
      1. To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
      2. To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
      3. To make a guess or conjecture.
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
      2. Emotion; feeling:
      3. Tender or romantic feeling:
      1. A position from which something is observed or considered; a point of view.
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
  2. A considered judgment

Synonym Study

  • Persuasion refers to a strong belief that is unshakable because one wishes to believe in its truth
  • Sentiment (often in the plural) suggests an opinion that is the result of deliberation but is colored with emotion
  • A conviction is a strong belief about whose truth one has no doubts I have a conviction of your innocence
  • View suggests an opinion affected by one's personal manner of looking at things she gave us her views on life
  • Belief refers to the mental acceptance of an idea or conclusion, often a doctrine or dogma proposed to one for acceptance religious beliefs
  • Opinion applies to a conclusion or judgment which, while it remains open to dispute, seems true or probable to one's own mind it's my opinion that he'll agree