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tr.v. weened, ween·ing, weens Archaic
To think; suppose.
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archaic to think or imagine (something)
[Old English wēnan; related to Old Saxon wānian, Gothic wēnjan, German wähnen to assume wrongly]
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v.t., v.i. Archaic.
1. to think; suppose.
2. to expect, hope, or intend.
[before 900; Middle English wenen, Old English wēnan to expect, hope, c. Old Saxon wānian, Old High German wānen, Old Norse væna, Gothic wenjan]
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Past participle: weened
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