Definitions of pine

  1. To waste away from distress, anxiety, or longing.
  2. To languish; waste away with grief.
  3. To suffer; to be afflicted.
  4. To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; - often used with away.
  5. To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; - usually followed by for.
  6. To grow thin and weak from distress, anxiety, etc.; as, to pine away and die; to long intensely; as, to pine for home, friends, etc.
  7. To waste away under pain or mental distress.
  8. To waste away; languish.
  9. have a yen for
  10. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.
  11. To grieve or mourn for.
  12. To cause to languish; to droop or waste away under distress or anxiety of mind; to lose flesh or wear away with pain, grief, anguish, and the like.
  13. straight- grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
  14. have a desire for something or someone who is not present; " She ached for a cigarette"; " I am pining for my lover"
  15. Woe; torment; pain.
  16. Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.
  17. The wood of the pine tree.
  18. A pineapple.
  19. A large genus of evergreen coniferous trees, mostly found in the northern hemisphere. The genus formerly included the firs, spruces, larches, and hemlocks, but is now limited to those trees which have the primary leaves of the branchlets reduced to mere scales, and the secondary ones ( pine needles) acicular, and usually in fascicles of two to seven. See Pine.
  20. A cone- bearing tree with needlelike leaves; timber of the tree.
  21. A northern cone- bearing, resinous tree, furnishing valuable timber.
  22. A cone- bearing evergreen tree or its timber.
  23. Piny.
  24. A cone - bearing tree, having needle - shaped evergreen leaves; also, its wood.
  25. A timber- tree of several species characterised by its pin or needle shaped leaves.