Of a particular grade of quality, usually between very good and very fine, and below mint. (adjective)
Sunny and not raining. (adjective)
Being acceptable, adequate, passable, or satisfactory. (adjective)
Good-looking, attractive. (adjective)
Consisting of especially minute particulate; made up of particularly small pieces. (adjective)
Particularly slender; especially thin, narrow, or of small girth. (adjective)
Made of slender or thin filaments. (adjective)
Subtle, delicately balanced. (adjective)
Behind the batsman and at a small angle to the line between the wickets. (adjective)
expression of agreement (adverb)
well, nicely, in a positive way (adverb)
Fine champagne; French brandy. (noun)
something that is fine; fine particles (noun)
to make finer, purer, or cleaner (verb)
to become finer, purer, or cleaner (verb)
to clarify (wine and beer) by filtration (verb)
A fee levied as punishment for breaking the law. (noun)
To issue a fine as punishment to (someone). (verb)
The end of a musical composition. (noun)
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. (noun)
To finish; to cease. (verb)
To cause to cease; to stop. (verb)
Examples of word fine
"The war is fine, _fine_, FINE, though I don't get near the fineness except in the pages of _Punch_."
"Oh, fine, _fine_!" murmured one of the Lockwood twins.
The train of reasoning which led them to justify the imposition of a fine was somewhat in this wise: To _impose a fine_ would be to take blood-money, and would be immoral and iniquitous: to _accept the offer of a present_ on condition that the sentence should be entirely remitted however would be quite another thing.
_Avoir beau_ + infinitive is ironical, and elliptical for _avoir beau temps pour_, i.e. to have a fine opportunity, but to no purpose; cf. the English ‘it is all very _fine_ for you to tell him.’
He was not a turner of fine periods -- he was not a _fine writer_ -- but he wrote with strength, precision, and lucidity; and his compositions, even where they failed to produce conviction, could never be read without creating respect for the masculine talents of their author ......