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ween

 (wēn)
tr.v. weened, ween·ing, weens Archaic
To think; suppose.

[Middle English wenen, from Old English wēnan; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]
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ween

(wiːn)
vb
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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ween

(win)

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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ween


Past participle: weened
Gerund: weening

Imperative
ween
ween
Present
I ween
you ween
he/she/it weens
we ween
you ween
they ween
Preterite
I weened
you weened
he/she/it weened
we weened
you weened
they weened
Present Continuous
I am weening
you are weening
he/she/it is weening
we are weening
you are weening
they are weening
Present Perfect
I have weened
you have weened
he/she/it has weened
we have weened
you have weened
they have weened
Past Continuous
I was weening
you were weening
he/she/it was weening
we were weening
you were weening
they were weening
Past Perfect
I had weened
you had weened
he/she/it had weened
we had weened
you had weened
they had weened
Future
I will ween
you will ween
he/she/it will ween
we will ween
you will ween
they will ween
Future Perfect
I will have weened
you will have weened
he/she/it will have weened
we will have weened
you will have weened
they will have weened
Future Continuous
I will be weening
you will be weening
he/she/it will be weening
we will be weening
you will be weening
they will be weening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been weening
you have been weening
he/she/it has been weening
we have been weening
you have been weening
they have been weening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been weening
you will have been weening
he/she/it will have been weening
we will have been weening
you will have been weening
they will have been weening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been weening
you had been weening
he/she/it had been weening
we had been weening
you had been weening
they had been weening
Conditional
I would ween
you would ween
he/she/it would ween
we would ween
you would ween
they would ween
Past Conditional
I would have weened
you would have weened
he/she/it would have weened
we would have weened
you would have weened
they would have weened
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Thus, after the death of the King, "the realm stood in great jeopardy a long while, for every lord that was mighty of men made him strong, and many weened to have been King.
"I was terrified of starting it because I know it's a hard thing to ween off but I am now off it and I weened myself off it with cannabis."
A Georgia boy weened in Florida, this kind brother presently finds himself surfing the sidewalks of Long Beach, California, that is when he's not getting dragged out on trips.
However, what I'd like to Howe see is a nation weened off visiting the doctor with sneezes, sniffles, sore throats and other minor ailments which will disappear in a day or two, without any medical intervention, anyway.