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fine

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 5)

1 consisting of very small particles
  • the fine sand found on the island's beaches

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3 being of less than usual width
  • use a fine line for the outline of the facial features you intend to carve into the pumpkin

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6 meeting the highest standard of accuracy
  • making the final fine adjustments on the car's GPS

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7 of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards
  • the wine steward declared that the complaint of corkiness was unjustified and that the wine was fine

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8 of a size that is less than average
  • read the fine print

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9 of the very best kind
  • a fine performance of a classic ballet

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11 able to sense slight impressions or differences
  • hearing so fine that it can seemingly hear the tiniest twig snap

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fine

noun

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a sum of money to be paid as a punishment
  • a $50 fine for speeding

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fine

verb (1)

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to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
  • the police will fine you for driving with one headlight out

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fine

verb (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of fine (Entry 4 of 5)

to remove usually visible impurities from
  • the use of egg shells to fine wine

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fine

adverb

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The first known use of fine was in the 13th century

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“Fine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fine. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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