- (British, America) IPA: /paɪn/
- (countable, uncountable) Any coniferous tree of the genus Pinus.
- Synonyms: pine tree
- The northern slopes were covered mainly in pine.
- (countable) Any tree (usually coniferous) which resembles a member of this genus in some respect.
- (uncountable) The wood of this tree.
- Synonyms: pinewood
- (archaic, except, South Africa) A pineapple.
- French: pin
- German: Föhre, Kiefer, Pinie (Pinus pinea), Forche (South German, Alemannic)
- Italian: pino
- Portuguese: pinheiro
- Russian: сосна́
- Spanish: pino
- German: kiefernartiger Baum, pinienartiger Baum
- Spanish: pino
pine (plural pines)Translations Verb
pine (pines, present participle pining; past and past participle pined)
- To languish; to lose flesh or wear away through distress.
- Synonyms: languish, droop
- 1855, John Sullivan Dwight (translator), “Oh Holy Night”, as printed in 1871, Adolphe-Charles Adam (music), “Cantique de Noël”, G. Schirmer (New York), originally by Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure, 1847
- Long lay the world in sin and error pining / Till He appear’d and the soul felt its worth
- (intransitive) To long, to yearn so much that it causes suffering.
- Synonyms: long, yearn
- Laura was pining for Bill all the time he was gone.
- (transitive) To grieve or mourn for.
- (transitive) To inflict pain upon; to torment.
- Synonyms: torment, torture, afflict
- One is pined in prison, another tortured on the rack.
- German: siechen, sich verzehren, sich aufzehren, schwinden, dahinwelken, dahinsiechen
- Portuguese: definhar
- Russian: изныв́ать
- Spanish: marchitar, ajar, languidecer
- French: languir
- German: sehnen, schmachten, sich verzehren, verlangen, ersehnen
- Italian: desiderare fortemente
- Portuguese: ter saudade, sentir saudade
- Russian: тоскова́ть
- Spanish: ansiar, anhelar