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fine

noun

1 fine

Money extracted as a penalty.

synonyms: amercement, mulct.

Roget 974: penalty; retribution etc. (punishment) 972; pain, pains and penalties; weregild, wergild; peine forte et dure [Fr.]; penance etc. (atonement) 952; ... show more

Dutch: geldboete, scherp, intentie, ambitie, bedoeling, doel, boete
Polish: grzywna



verb

1 fine

Issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty:
— I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street.

synonym: ticket.

Roget 974: fine, mulct, amerce, sconce, confiscate; sequestrate, sequester; escheat [Law]; estreat, forfeit.   

Dutch: beboeten, bekeuren, prenten, verbaliseren

adjective

1 fine

Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition:
— Everything's fine.
— Dinner and the movies had been fine.
— Another minute I'd have been fine.

synonyms: all right, cool, hunky-dory, o.k., ok, okay.

Roget 878: dignified; stately; proud, proud-crested; lordly, baronial; lofty-minded; highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high-plumed, high-flown, high-toned.    ... show more

Roget 845: beautiful, beauteous; handsome; gorgeous; pretty; lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing; attractive etc. (inviting) 615; delicate, ... show more

Roget 192: large, big; great etc. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; ... show more

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... show more

Roget 322: rare, subtile, thin, fine, tenuous, compressible, flimsy, slight; light etc. 320; cavernous, spongy etc. ... show more

Roget 340: dry, anhydrous, arid; adust, arescent; dried etc. v.; undamped; juiceless, sapless; sear; husky; rainless, ... show more

Roget 494: real, actual etc. (existing) 1; veritable, true; right, correct; certain etc. 474; substantially true, ... show more

Roget 329: structural, organic; anatomic, anatomical.    textural, textile; fine grained, coarse grained; fine, delicate, subtile, gossamery, filmy, silky, ... show more

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... show more

2 fine

Minutely precise especially in differences in meaning.

3 fine

Thin in thickness or diameter.

4 fine

Characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment.

Polish: elegancki

5 fine

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

Polish: drobny

6 fine

Free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity.

adverb

1 fine

An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.

synonyms: all right, alright, OK, very well.

2 fine

In a delicate manner:
— Finely shaped features.
— Her fine drawn body.

synonyms: delicately, exquisitely, finely.


Moby thesaurus: Babylonian, Corinthian, OK, Roger, absolutely, abstruse, accomplished, accurate, acrid, acute, admirable, adulterated, advantageous, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, affable, agreeable, airy, alive and kicking, all right ... show more.

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