Meaning of PINE in English

PINE

(~s, pining, ~d)

1.

A ~ tree or a ~ is a tall tree which has very thin, sharp leaves and a fresh smell. Pine trees have leaves all year round.

...high mountains covered in ~ trees.

N-VAR

Pine is the wood of this tree.

...a big ~ table.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n

2.

If you ~ for someone who has died or gone away, you want them to be with you very much and feel sad because they are not there.

She’d be sitting at home pining for her lost husband...

Make sure your pet won’t ~ while you’re away.

VERB: V for n, V

3.

If you ~ for something, you want it very much, especially when it is unlikely that you will be able to have it.

I ~ for the countryside.

VERB: V for n

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