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You've got to embrace the future. You can whine about it, but you've got to embrace it.
Matt Groening

Meaning of "whine" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WHINE

Old English hwīnan; related to Old Norse hvīna, Swedish hvija to scream.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WHINE

whine  [waɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whine is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb whine in English.

WHAT DOES WHINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Whine

Whine is a live album by Scorn, released on October 21, 1997 through Invisible Records.

Definition of whine in the English dictionary

The first definition of whine in the dictionary is a long high-pitched plaintive cry or moan. Other definition of whine is a continuous high-pitched sound. Whine is also a peevish complaint, esp one repeated.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WHINE

PRESENT

Present
I whine
you whine
he/she/it whines
we whine
you whine
they whine
Present continuous
I am whining
you are whining
he/she/it is whining
we are whining
you are whining
they are whining
Present perfect
I have whined
you have whined
he/she/it has whined
we have whined
you have whined
they have whined
Present perfect continuous
I have been whining
you have been whining
he/she/it has been whining
we have been whining
you have been whining
they have been whining
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I whined
you whined
he/she/it whined
we whined
you whined
they whined
Past continuous
I was whining
you were whining
he/she/it was whining
we were whining
you were whining
they were whining
Past perfect
I had whined
you had whined
he/she/it had whined
we had whined
you had whined
they had whined
Past perfect continuous
I had been whining
you had been whining
he/she/it had been whining
we had been whining
you had been whining
they had been whining
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will whine
you will whine
he/she/it will whine
we will whine
you will whine
they will whine
Future continuous
I will be whining
you will be whining
he/she/it will be whining
we will be whining
you will be whining
they will be whining
Future perfect
I will have whined
you will have whined
he/she/it will have whined
we will have whined
you will have whined
they will have whined
Future perfect continuous
I will have been whining
you will have been whining
he/she/it will have been whining
we will have been whining
you will have been whining
they will have been whining
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would whine
you would whine
he/she/it would whine
we would whine
you would whine
they would whine
Conditional continuous
I would be whining
you would be whining
he/she/it would be whining
we would be whining
you would be whining
they would be whining
Conditional perfect
I would have whine
you would have whine
he/she/it would have whine
we would have whine
you would have whine
they would have whine
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been whining
you would have been whining
he/she/it would have been whining
we would have been whining
you would have been whining
they would have been whining
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you whine
we let´s whine
you whine
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to whine
Past participle
whined
Present Participle
whining
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHINE


define
dɪˈfaɪn
design
dɪˈzaɪn
divine
dɪˈvaɪn
fine
faɪn
hotline
ˈhɒtˌlaɪn
Klein
klaɪn
Liechtenstein
ˈlɪktənˌstaɪn
ligne
laɪn
line
laɪn
mine
maɪn
nine
naɪn
offline
ˈɒfˌlaɪn
online
ˈɒnˌlaɪn
outline
ˈaʊtˌlaɪn
refine
rɪˈfaɪn
shine
ʃaɪn
sign
saɪn
sinh
ʃaɪn
sunshine
ˈsʌnˌʃaɪn
timeline
ˈtaɪmˌlaɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHINE

whimsiest
whimsiness
whimsy
whin
whinchat
whiner
whinge
whingeing
whinger
whinier
whiniest
whininess
whining
whiningly
whinnied
whinnies
whinny
whinstone
whiny
whinyard

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHINE

Alekhine
chine
coffee machine
dauphine
fax machine
Josephine
life-support machine
machine
moonshine
morphine
ornithine
outshine
rain or shine
Rhine
sewing machine
slot machine
thine
time machine
vending machine
washing machine

Synonyms and antonyms of whine in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WHINE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «whine» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of whine
beef · bellyache · bleat · carp · complain · complaint · cry · drone · gripe · grizzle · grouch · grouse · grumble · hum · kvetch · moan · note · sniffle · snivel · sob · wail · whimper · whinge

Translation of «whine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHINE

Find out the translation of whine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of whine from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «whine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

哀鸣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gimotear
570 millions of speakers

English

whine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कराहना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أنين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скулить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lamuriar-se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘেনঘেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

geindre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merengek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jaulen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

哀訴するような声で泣く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

징징거리다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngguyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

than thở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிணுங்கலுக்குப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mızırdanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gemere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skowyt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скиглити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

văita
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλαψουρίζουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geteem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gnälla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sutre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of whine

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHINE»

The term «whine» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.036 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHINE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «whine» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «whine» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whine

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10 QUOTES WITH «WHINE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word whine.
1
Dan Byrd
It's hard for me to listen to any actors whine or moan about anything acting-related because look at the world. We really have nothing to complain about. Just to be working is a blessing.
2
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
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Anthony J. D'Angelo
If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
4
Dimebag Darrell
A lot of bands whine about the road and how tough it is.
5
Matt Groening
You've got to embrace the future. You can whine about it, but you've got to embrace it.
6
Greg Gutfeld
The people who whine about Fox News are hypocrites - they say they're totally tolerant, but when they run into someone who doesn't share their assumptions, they say, 'Fox News is evil, and it must be stopped.'
7
Emile Hirsch
If you give an actor any wiggle room to whine in situations where they want to whine, you're gonna whine.
8
Marya Hornbacher
You can only whine for so long. Then you need to get your life back.
9
Michael Keaton
In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. 'Work hard. Don't quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.'
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Artie Lange
Comedians, we're just people who whine. But we happen to be funny when we whine.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHINE»

Discover the use of whine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Crones Don't Whine: Concentrated Wisdom for Juicy Women
"For women there is nothing more liberating than age if we learn to use our energy, power and compassion." -- Back cover.
Jean Shinoda Bolen, Jean Shinoda Bolen M. D., 2011
2
White Whine: A Study of First-World Problems
From having too much food to eat and desperately needing the latest version of the iPhone to the ever-present inconvenience of having a vacation interrupted by a natural disaster, this book is your opportunity to vent your unrelenting ...
Streeter Seidell, 2013
3
Big Girls Don't Whine: Getting On With the Great Life God ...
This book is the how-to manual for making it happen.
Jan Silvious, 2003
4
No Whine With Dinner: 150 Healthy Kid-tested Recipes from ...
Written by Liz Weiss and Janice Newell Bissex --- the dietitians behind the popular cooking blog, Meal Makeover Moms' Kitchen --- the book features 150 easy-to-make, family-friendly recipes as well as 50 moms' secrets for getting picky ...
Liz Weiss, Janice Newell Bissex, 2010
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Food and Whine: Confessions of a New Millennium Mom
A hilarious look at modern motherhood and family life draws on the author's personal experiences to discuss the conflicts between career and family, the endless cycle of meals, the dubious delights of Power Rangers, how to cope with Barney ...
Jennifer Moses, 2000
6
Maxine: Yelling It Like It Is: A Fine Whine with the Queen ...
Complete with over-the-top one-liners and classic Maxine rants, this hilarious humor collection offers something for every closet curmudgeon. * "Start each day off on the right foot, unless you kick better with your left." * "The world is ...
John M. Wagner, 2007
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The Guilt-Free Mom-Friendly Days of Whine and Noses Journal
Praise for Days of Whine and Noses "I laughed out loud. . . .offers perspectives and hope for every mom!" –Elisa Morgan, president and CEO, MOPS International "One of the most refreshing books on parenting in a long time." –Dr.
Lisa Espinoza Johnson, 2004
8
When Hope Is Not Enough
Does this person rage at you for no reason at all? Is everything always YOUR fault? Do you feel lied to and manipulated? Do you believe that there is nowhere to turn? When Hope is Not Enough (WHINE) is here to help.
Bon Dobbs, 2008
9
Love You When You Whine
Even while her toddler whines, paints the walls, has tantrums, and otherwise misbehaves, a mother cat never stops loving her kitten.
‎2006
10
Hollywood and Whine: The Snippy, Snotty, and Scandalous ...
Actors, directors, models, singers, talk show hosts, dancers, and columnists comment on celebrity life and on other celebrities.
Boze Hadleigh, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term whine is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chief Wampum doesn't whine
The next time I start to whine about anything, I'm going to remember Chief Wampum. Scott Ballard is District Attorney for the Griffin Judicial Circuit, which is made ... «Thomaston Times, Jul 15»
2
Taxpayers entitled to whine about wine
A NEW report says Australians pay more than a billion dollars a year to subsidise the wine industry. Australia Institute modelling found wine was taxed on ... «The Queensland Times, Jul 15»
3
Joe Scarborough Gets Excited About America: Let The Democrats …
I'm so tired of them whining! Let the Democrats whine! They're the whiners who say we're such an awful people to everybody else! We have fed and freed more ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
4
Nap Eyes 'Whine of the Mystic' (album stream)
Nap Eyes' album Whine of the Mystic originally came out last year but only in a short run. Now, the LP is being rescued from obscurity thanks to a reissue from ... «Exclaim!, Jul 15»
5
US Open's 'green ice' will produce plenty of whine
The U.S. Open has come to a new course with a layout that trashes the traditional template. Chambers Bay is unfamiliar and unconventional and promises to be ... «Yahoo Sports, Jun 15»
6
Bill Maher Slams Christian Conservatives Who 'Whine' About …
He also said that "conservatives who constantly whine that Christianity is under attack from liberals have to explain why there are over 300,000 churches in the ... «Charisma News, Jun 15»
7
Nap Eyes Treat 'Whine of the Mystic' to Reissue
Nap Eyes released their album Whine of the Mystic on Plastic Factory Records more than a year ago, but with the original run of 200 LPs sold out on the label's ... «Exclaim!, May 15»
8
Kehl: Bayern always whine about the referee if they lose
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl has hit out at Bayern Munich in the wake of Tuesday's DFB-Pokal semi-final - which BVB won after penalties - and ... «Goal.com, Apr 15»
9
Lexi whines until she gets attention, owner is unimpressed
He captioned the video "Would you like some cheese to go with that whine?" At the end, Lexi sneezes and ... Will her next whine be even longer than her last? «6abc.com, Apr 15»
10
Emo dog's whine is a talent and should be regarded as such
She isn't so much a dog whining, she's a sophisticated vehicle of discontent. Her moan is unwavering. The problem only with her strategy is that her whine is so ... «Mashable, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Whine [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/whine>. Nov 2019 ».
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