Ine meaning

Of or relating to.

Benedictine.

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Made of; resembling.

Opaline.

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A chemical substance, especially:
  • Halogen.
    Bromine.
  • Basic compound.
    Amine.
  • Alkaloid.
    Quinine.
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Amino acid.

Glycine.

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A mixture of compounds.

Gasoline.

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Commercial material.

Glassine.

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Of, having the nature of, like.

Aquiline, crystalline.

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Forming abstract nouns.

Discipline, doctrine.

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A chemical of any of certain groups.
  • A halogen.
    iodine.
  • An alkaloid or a nitrogenous base.
    morphine.
  • Any of certain hydrides.
    stibine.
  • An amino acid.
    alanine.
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Any of certain commercial products.

Vaseline.

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Origin of ine

  • Fr -in, -ine < L -inus, masc., -ina, fem., -inum, neut. < Gr -inos: also directly < L for modern scientific words
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • arbitrary use of L -inus, masc., -ina, fem., n. & adj. ending
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Fr < L -ina, suffix of fem. abstract nouns
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Middle English -in, -ine from Old French from Latin -īnus, -īna adj. suff. and from Latin -inus adj. suff. (from Greek -inos)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Ultimately from Latin -īnus -inus adj. suffixes –ine1
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition