HyperDic: fine

English > 10 senses of the word fine:
ADJECTIVEallfine, all right, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, coolbeing satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
allfineminutely precise especially in differences in meaning / meaning
allfinethin in thickness or diameter
allfinecharacterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment
allfineof textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles
allfinefree from impurities
NOUNpossessionfine, mulct, amercementmoney extracted as a penalty
ADVERBallfine, very well, alright, all right, OKan expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
allfine, finely, delicately, exquisitelyin a delicate manner
VERBsocialfine, ticketissue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
fine > pronunciation
Soundsfay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsatisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
Examples
  • "everything's fine"
  • "dinner and the movies had been fine"
  • "another minute I'd have been fine"
Synonymsall right, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, cool
BroadersatisfactoryGiving satisfaction
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, correcto
Catalan, correcte, d'acord
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 2
Meaningminutely precise especially in differences in meaning / meaning.
Example"a fine distinction"
Broaderprecisesharply exact or accurate or delimited
Spanishfino, sutil
Catalanfi
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 3
MeaningThin in thickness or diameter.
Examples
  • "a fine film of oil"
  • "fine hairs"
  • "read the fine print"
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Nounsfinenessthe property of being very narrow or thin
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCharacterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment.
Examples
  • "fine wine"
  • "looking fine in her Easter suit"
  • "a fine gentleman"
  • "fine china and crystal"
  • "a fine violinist"
  • "the fine hand of a master"
Broaderelegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
Spanishelegante, fino
Adverbsfinelyin an elegant manner
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 5
MeaningOf textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute oftextureThe feel of a surface or a fabric
Narrowerclose, tightOf textiles
close-grained, fine-graineddense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells
dustlikeAs fine and powdery as dust
flouryresembling flour in fine powdery texture
nongranularnot having granules
powdered, powdery, pulverized, pulverised, small-grained, fine-grainedConsisting of fine particles
smallHave fine or very small constituent particles
superfineOf extremely fine size or texture
See alsosmoothHaving a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
Oppositecoarse, harshOf textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
Spanishfino
Nounsfinenesshaving a very fine texture
Adverbsfinelyin tiny pieces
English > fine: 10 senses > adjective 6
MeaningFree from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity.
Example"gold 21 carats fine"
CategorymetallurgyThe science and technology of metals
BroaderpureFree of extraneous elements of any kind
Spanishpuro, refinado
English > fine: 10 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningmoney extracted as a penalty.
Synonymsmulct, amercement
Narrowerlibrary finefine imposed by a library on books that overdue when returned
BroaderpenaltyA payment required for not fulfilling a contract
Spanishamercement, multa
Catalanamercement, multa, sanció pecuniària
Verbsfineissue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
English > fine: 10 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAn expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.
Synonymsvery well, alright, all right, OK
Spanishbien
English > fine: 10 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a delicate manner.
Examples
  • "finely shaped features"
  • "her fine drawn body"
Synonymsfinely, delicately, exquisitely
Spanishbien, delicadamente, exquisitamente, finamente
Catalandelicadament
English > fine: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningissue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street"
Synonymticket
Narroweramercepunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court
Broaderbookrecord a charge in a police register
Spanishmultar
Catalanmultar
Nounsfinemoney extracted as a penalty

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