Meaning of FINE in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French fin, ~, from Latin finis boundary, end Date: 13th century end , conclusion , a compromise of a fictitious suit used as a form of conveyance of lands, 3. a sum imposed as punishment for an offense, a forfeiture or penalty paid to an injured party in a civil action, II. transitive verb (~d; fining) Date: 1559 to impose a ~ on ; punish by a ~, III. adjective (~r; ~st) Etymology: Middle English fin, from Anglo-French, from Latin finis, noun, end, limit Date: 13th century 1. free from impurity, having a stated proportion of pure metal in the composition expressed in parts per thousand , 2. a. very thin in gauge or texture , not coarse , very small , keen , very precise or accurate , physically trained or hardened close to the limit of efficiency, delicate, subtle, or sensitive in quality, perception, or discrimination , superior in kind, quality, or appearance ; excellent , 5. ornate 1 , marked by or affecting elegance or re~ment , 6. very well , all right , 7. — used as an intensive ~ness noun IV. adverb Date: 14th century ~ly : as, very well, all right , with a very narrow margin of time or space , V. verb (~d; fining) Date: 14th century transitive verb purify , clarify , to make ~r in quality or size, intransitive verb to become pure or clear , to become smaller in lines or proportions, VI. noun Etymology: Italian, from Latin finis end Date: circa 1798 end

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