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1 pine /ˈpaɪn/ noun
plural pines or pine
1 pine
/ˈpaɪn/
noun
plural pines or pine
Learner's definition of PINE
[count] : a tree that has long, thin needles instead of leaves and that stays green throughout the year
called also pine tree
[noncount] : the wood of a pine tree that is often used to make furniture

— pine

adjective

— piney

also piny /ˈpaɪni/ adjective, chiefly US
2 pine /ˈpaɪn/ verb
pines; pined; pining
2 pine
/ˈpaɪn/
verb
pines; pined; pining
Learner's definition of PINE
[no object]
: to become thin and weak because of sadness or loss usually + away
Synonyms see: yearn

pine after

[phrasal verb]
pine after (someone or something) US
: to want or desire (someone or something) very much

pine for

[phrasal verb]
pine for (someone or something)
: to feel very sad because you want (something) or because you are not with (someone)
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