fine, mulct, amercement(adj)
money extracted as a penalty
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"
minutely precise especially in differences in meaning
"a fine distinction"
thin in thickness or diameter
"a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print"
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"
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"
free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity
"gold 21 carats fine"
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!"
very well, fine, alright, all right, OK(adverb)
an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
finely, fine, delicately, exquisitely(adverb)
in a delicate manner
"finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
finished; brought to perfection; refined; hence, free from impurity; excellent; superior; elegant; worthy of admiration; accomplished; beautiful
aiming at show or effect; loaded with ornament; overdressed or overdecorated; showy
nice; delicate; subtle; exquisite; artful; skillful; dexterous
not coarse, gross, or heavy
not gross; subtile; thin; tenous
not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour
not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread
thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge
made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk
having (such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine
to make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold
to make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil
to change by fine gradations; as (Naut.), to fine down a ship's lines, to diminish her lines gradually
end; conclusion; termination; extinction
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
a final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal
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
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
to pay a fine. See Fine, n., 3 (b)
to finish; to cease; or to cause to cease
Origin: [OF. finer, F. finir. See Finish, v. t.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fīn, adj. excellent: beautiful: not coarse or heavy: subtle: thin: slender: exquisite: nice: delicate: overdone: showy: splendid: striking or remarkable (often ironically): pure, refined: consisting of small particles; sharp, keen.—v.t. to make fine: to refine: to purify: to change by imperceptible degrees.—adv. (Scot.) for finely, well.—v.t. Fine′-draw, to draw or sew up a rent so finely that it is not seen.—p.adj. Fine′-drawn, drawn out too finely.—adj. Fine′ish, somewhat fine.—adv. Fine′ly.—ns. Fine′ness; Fin′er (same as Refiner); Fin′ery, splendour, fine or showy things: a place where anything is fined or refined: a furnace for making iron malleable.—adjs. Fine′-spok′en, using fine phrases; Fine′-spun, finely spun out: artfully contrived.—Fine arts, as painting, sculpture, music, those chiefly concerned with the beautiful—opp. to the Useful or Industrial arts. [Fr.,—L. finitus, finished, from finīre, to finish, finis, an end.]
fīn, n. a composition: a sum of money imposed as a punishment.—v.t. to impose a fine on: to punish by fine: (Shak.) to pledge or pawn.—adj. Fine′less (Shak.), endless.—In fine, in conclusion. [Low L. finis, a fine—L. finis, an end.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #865
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #480
Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Nouns Frequency: #2980
Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Verbs Frequency: #1009
Rank popularity for the word 'fine' in Adjectives Frequency: #74
The numerical value of fine in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of fine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
They were all just fine, and normal and fine, and seemingly healthy.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
Juanita Ooh that boy's a fine piece of work all right. He's a fine piece of ass though, too.
Now I am fine. I have some scratches in the face, on one arm and on the back. But I feel fine.
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Translations for fine
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- изящен, добре, пречиствам, глобявам, филтрирам, ясно, фин, избистрям се, хубаво, рафинирам, пречиствам се, ситен, висококачествен, добър, тънък, глобаBulgarian
- 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
- 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
- multa, bene, bella, bello, multare, fineItalian
- BoussLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- prachtig, boete, fijn, uitstekend, beboeten, goedDutch
- fint, bot, fin, ilegge bot, pen, bra, flott, bøteleggeNorwegian
- 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
- OK, fin, prydlig, vacker, liten, bra, stilig, framstående, bot, skicklig, fint, späd, härlig, grann, nätt, präktig, utsökt, smal, fintrådig, ståtlig, finkornig, bötfälla, utmärktSwedish
- пеня, штрафUkrainian
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