pine

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Noun[change]

Singular
pine

Plural
pines

  1. (countable) A pine tree is a tree of the Pinus family.
    The pine trees were cut down to make room for new skyscrapers.
  2. (uncountable) Pine is the wood that comes from these trees.

Verb[change]

Plain form
pine

Third-person singular
pines

Past tense
pined

Past participle
pined

Present participle
pining

  1. (intransitive) If you pine for a person or thing, you long for them so much that it causes suffering.
    Laura was pining for Bill all the time he was gone.