Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
pine /pain/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) cây thông
    • gỗ thông
    • (như) pineapple
    • nội động từ
      • tiều tuỵ, héo hon, ốm mòn, gầy mòn (vì đau ốm, buồn bã...) ((cũng) to pine away)
      • (+ for, after) mong muốn thiết tha, ao ước thiết tha; mòn mỏi mong chờ, mong mỏi, héo hon
    Concise Dictionary
    +a coniferous tree
    +straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
    +have a desire for something or someone who is not present
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C, U] (also pine tree) a tall forest tree with leaves like needles. Pine trees are EVERGREEN and grow in cool northern countries: pine forests + pine needles + a Scots pine
    2 (also pinewood) [U] the pale soft wood of the pine tree, used in making furniture, etc: a pine table
    + verb [V] to become very sad because sb has died or gone away: She pined for months after he'd gone.
    Phrasal Verbs: pine away to become very sick and weak because you miss sb/sth very much: After his wife died, he just pined away.
    pine for sb/sth to want or miss sb/sth very much: She was pining for the mountains of her native country.

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