- 1. fine, mulct, amercement, penalty
- usage: money extracted as a penalty
- 1. ticket, fine, book
- usage: 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!"
- 1. all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, satisfactory (vs. unsatisfactory)
- usage: 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"
- 2. fine, precise (vs. imprecise)
- usage: minutely precise especially in differences in meaning; "a fine distinction"
- 3. fine, thin (vs. thick)
- usage: thin in thickness or diameter; "a fine film of oil"; "fine hairs"; "read the fine print"
- 4. fine, elegant (vs. inelegant)
- usage: 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"
- 5. fine (vs. coarse), close, tight, close-grained, fine-grained, dustlike, floury, nongranular, powdered, powdery, pulverized, pulverised, small-grained, fine-grained, small, superfine, smooth
- usage: 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"
- 6. fine, pure (vs. impure)
- usage: free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity; "gold 21 carats fine"
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- 1. very well, fine, alright, all right, OK
- usage: an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
- 2. finely, fine, delicately, exquisitely
- usage: in a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
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