Associations to the word «Fine»

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FINE, adjective. (heading) Of subjective quality.
FINE, adjective. Of superior quality.
FINE, adjective. (informal) Being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory.
FINE, adjective. (informal) Good-looking, attractive.
FINE, adjective. Subtle, delicately balanced.
FINE, adjective. (obsolete) Showy; overdecorated.
FINE, adjective. Delicate; subtle; exquisite; artful; dexterous.
FINE, adjective. (heading) Of objective quality.
FINE, adjective. Of a particular grade of quality, usually between very good and very fine, and below mint.
FINE, adjective. (of weather) Sunny and not raining.
FINE, adjective. Consisting of especially minute particulate; made up of particularly small pieces.
FINE, adjective. Particularly slender; especially thin, narrow, or of small girth.
FINE, adjective. Made of slender or thin filaments.
FINE, adjective. Having a (specified) proportion of pure metal in its composition.
FINE, adjective. (cricket) Behind the batsman and at a small angle to the line between the wickets.
FINE, adjective. (obsolete) Subtle; thin; tenuous.
FINE, adverb. Expression of agreement
FINE, adverb. Well, nicely, in a positive way
FINE, adverb. (dated) (dialect) (colloquial) Finely; elegantly; delicately.
FINE, adverb. (pool) (billiards) In a manner so that the driven ball strikes the object ball so far to one side as to be barely deflected, the object ball being driven to one side.
FINE, noun. Fine champagne; French brandy.
FINE, noun. (usually in the plural) something that is fine; fine particles
FINE, verb. (transitive) to make finer, purer, or cleaner; to purify or clarify.
FINE, verb. (intransitive) to become finer, purer, or cleaner.
FINE, verb. To make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.
FINE, verb. To change by fine gradations.
FINE, verb. (transitive) to clarify (wine and beer) by filtration.
FINE, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To become gradually fine; to diminish; to dwindle (with away, down, or off).
FINE, noun. A fee levied as punishment for breaking the law.
FINE, verb. (transitive) To issue a fine as punishment to (someone).
FINE, verb. (intransitive) To pay a fine.
FINE, noun. (music) The end of a musical composition.
FINE, noun. (music) The location in a musical score that indicates the end of the piece, particularly when the piece ends somewhere in the middle of the score due to a section of the music being repeated.
FINE, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To finish; to cease.
FINE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To cause to cease; to stop.
FINE, noun. (obsolete) End; conclusion; termination; extinction.
FINE, noun. A final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal.
FINE, noun. (UK) (legal) A sum of money or price paid for obtaining a benefit, favor, or privilege, as for admission to a copyhold, or for obtaining or renewing a lease.
FINE AND DANDY, adjective. (informal) superb, excellent
FINE ART, noun. An exact skill that needs practice to perfect.
FINE ART, noun. The singular form of fine arts.
FINE ARTS, noun. The purely aesthetic arts, such as music, painting, and poetry, as opposed to industrial or functional arts such as engineering or carpentry.
FINE AS FROG HAIR, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) Extremely fine.
FINE CHAMPAGNE, noun. Fine French brandy from the Champagne region.
FINE GAEL, proper noun. An Irish political party founded in the 1930s.
FINE LEG, noun. (cricket) A fielding position on the leg side, behind square and near the boundary; the fielder in that position
FINE LEGS, noun. Plural of fine leg
FINE LINE, noun. (idiomatic) A difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.
FINE LINES, noun. Plural of fine line
FINE OUNCE, noun. A bar of pure gold that weighs one troy ounce
FINE PRINT, noun. (idiomatic) The details, restrictions, terms, or conditions, especially of a contract, often printed in very small type.
FINE STUFF, noun. Lime, sometimes mixed with plaster, etc., used as material for the finishing coat in plastering.

Dictionary definition

FINE, noun. Money extracted as a penalty.
FINE, verb. 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!".
FINE, adverb. An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.
FINE, adverb. In a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body".
FINE, adjective. 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 been fine".
FINE, adjective. Minutely precise especially in differences in meaning; "a fine distinction".
FINE, adjective. Thin in thickness or diameter; "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print".
FINE, adjective. 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".
FINE, adjective. Of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small 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".
FINE, adjective. Free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity; "gold 21 carats fine".

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