Definitions for fineˈfi neɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fine, mulct, amercement(adj)

    money extracted as a penalty

  2. all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory(adj)

    being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition

    "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"

  3. fine(adj)

    minutely precise especially in differences in meaning

    "a fine distinction"

  4. fine(adj)

    thin in thickness or diameter

    "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print"

  5. fine(adj)

    characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment

    "fine wine"; "looking fine in her Easter suit"; "a fine gentleman"; "fine china and crystal"; "a fine violinist"; "the fine hand of a master"

  6. fine(adj)

    of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

    "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"

  7. fine(verb)

    free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity

    "gold 21 carats fine"

  8. ticket, fine(adverb)

    issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty

    "I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street"; "Move your car or else you will be ticketed!"

  9. very well, fine, alright, all right, OK(adverb)

    an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence

  10. finely, fine, delicately, exquisitely(adverb)

    in a delicate manner

    "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fine

    finished; brought to perfection; refined; hence, free from impurity; excellent; superior; elegant; worthy of admiration; accomplished; beautiful

  2. Fine

    aiming at show or effect; loaded with ornament; overdressed or overdecorated; showy

  3. Fine

    nice; delicate; subtle; exquisite; artful; skillful; dexterous

  4. Fine

    not coarse, gross, or heavy

  5. Fine

    not gross; subtile; thin; tenous

  6. Fine

    not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour

  7. Fine

    not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread

  8. Fine

    thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge

  9. Fine

    made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk

  10. Fine

    having (such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine

  11. Fine

    (Used ironically.)

  12. Fine(adj)

    to make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold

  13. Fine(adj)

    to make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil

  14. Fine(adj)

    to change by fine gradations; as (Naut.), to fine down a ship's lines, to diminish her lines gradually

  15. Fine(noun)

    end; conclusion; termination; extinction

  16. Fine(noun)

    a sum of money paid as the settlement of a claim, or by way of terminating a matter in dispute; especially, a payment of money imposed upon a party as a punishment for an offense; a mulct

  17. Fine(noun)

    a final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal

  18. Fine(noun)

    a sum of money or price paid for obtaining a benefit, favor, or privilege, as for admission to a copyhold, or for obtaining or renewing a lease

  19. Fine(noun)

    to impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars

  20. Fine(verb)

    to pay a fine. See Fine, n., 3 (b)

  21. Fine(verb)

    to finish; to cease; or to cause to cease

  22. Origin: [OF. finer, F. finir. See Finish, v. t.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fine

    Fine is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 1,512 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Judge John Fine, a businessman involved in settling the town. The Town of Fine is in the south part of the county, south of Canton. The SUNY-ESF Ranger School is in the eastern part of the town.

The New Hacker's DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fine

    [WPI] Good, but not good enough to be cuspy. The word fine is used elsewhere, of course, but without the implicit comparison to the higher level implied by cuspy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #865

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #480

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Nouns Frequency: #2980

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Verbs Frequency: #1009

  5. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Adjectives Frequency: #74

Anagrams of fine »

  1. Enif

  2. Ifen

Translations for fine

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ваҡBashkir
  • изящен, добре, пречиствам, глобявам, филтрирам, ясно, фин, избистрям се, хубаво, рафинирам, пречиствам се, ситен, висококачествен, добър, тънък, глобаBulgarian
  • pokutaCzech
  • mânWelsh
  • filtern, gut, genügend, passabel, Geldbuße, heiß, herrlich, filigran, Geldstrafe, sieben, sexy, Bußgeld, fein, akzeptabel, klären, [[mit]] [[einer]] [[Geldstrafe]] [[belegen]]German
  • [[επιβάλλω]] [[πρόστιμο]], εκλεκτός, [[χρηματικός, εντάξει, καλά, λεπτός, εξαιρετικός, αίθριος, πρόστιμοGreek
  • bueno, multar, fino, bien, multa, apuestoSpanish
  • isunBasque
  • hienontua, jalostaa, kaunis, kirkastua, jalostua, hienostua, oivallinen, hienontaa, puhdistua, kirkastaa, puhdistaa, sakko, hieno, sakottaaFinnish
  • fin, fine, beau, amende, bien, belleFrench
  • breá, mínIrish
  • cìs, càinScottish Gaelic
  • משובח, קנס, לקנוסHebrew
  • բարձրակարգ, մանր, բարձրորակArmenian
  • baikIndonesian
  • multa, bene, bella, bello, multare, fineItalian
  • وردKurdish
  • BoussLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • baudaLithuanian
  • angiangiMāori
  • prachtig, boete, fijn, uitstekend, beboeten, goedDutch
  • fint, bot, fin, ilegge bot, pen, bra, flott, bøteleggeNorwegian
  • grzywnaPolish
  • bom, bonito, fino, multa, multarPortuguese
  • отличный, утончённый, тонкий, хороший, прекра́сный, пеня, изя́щный, превосходный, прекрасно, хорошо́, краси́вый, взыска́ние, сухой, штраф, ми́лый, то́нкий, штрафовать, отлично, мелкий, худо́й, великолепный, ясныйRussian
  • kaznaSerbo-Croatian
  • OK, fin, prydlig, vacker, liten, bra, stilig, framstående, bot, skicklig, fint, späd, härlig, grann, nätt, präktig, utsökt, smal, fintrådig, ståtlig, finkornig, bötfälla, utmärktSwedish
  • fainiSwahili
  • అపరాధముTelugu
  • пеня, штрафUkrainian
  • קנסYiddish

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