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Dictionary definition for: Fine

1. (n) money extracted as a penalty

2. (v) 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!"

3. (s) superior to the average; "in fine spirits" "a fine student" "made good grades" "morale was good" "had good weather for the parade"

4. (r) sentence-initial expression of agreement

5. (s) 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

6. (r) in a delicate manner; "finely shaped features" "her fine drawn body"

7. (s) minutely precise especially in differences in meaning; "a fine distinction"

8. (r) in a superior and skilled manner; "the soldiers were fighting finely"

9. (a) of texture; being small-grained or smooth to the touch or having fine 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"

10. (s) being in good health; "he''s feeling all right again" "I''m fine, how are you?"

11. (s) thin in thickness or diameter; "a fine film of oil" "fine hairs" "read the fine print"

12. (s) 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"

13. (s) ; free or impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity; "gold 21 carats fine"

14. (s) (of weather) pleasant; not raining, perhaps with the sun shining; "a fine summer evening"

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