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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fineradjective

    (comparative of `fine') greater in quality or excellence

    "a finer wine"; "a finer musician"


  1. finernoun

    One who fines or purifies.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Finernoun

    One who purifies metals.

    Etymology: from fine.

    Take away the dross from the silver, and there shall come forth a vessel for the finer. Prov. xxv. 4.


  1. finer

    Finer refers to something that is smaller, thinner, or more delicate in texture, size, or quality. It can also mean superior in kind, quality, or appearance, as well as more intricate or detailed in design or structure. The term is also used to refer to a level of detail or precision in various contexts, such as in descriptions or measurements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finernoun

    one who fines or purifies

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FINER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Finer is ranked #33645 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Finer surname appeared 677 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Finer.

    97.9% or 663 total occurrences were White.
    1% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of finer in a Sentence

  1. Tom Bossert:

    I’ve known Administrator Long now for 15 years.We could n’t have picked a finer leader.He’s had state director experience.He’s had FEMA experience. Administrator Long’s absolutely the top of the top.

  2. David Mohr:

    We suspect that with a finer-grain understanding of behavior on phones, we will get stronger predictions.

  3. Marcel Ayme:

    Oh, how I love the Earth and everything in it, life and death. And men. One can think of nothing finer, or nicer, than men their wars, their concentration camps, their justice.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.

  5. Elbert Hubbard:

    There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

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