Meaning of FINE in English

FINE

superl (used ironically.).

2. fine ·superl not coarse, gross, or heavy.

3. fine ·vi to pay a fine. ·see fine, ·noun, 3 (b).

4. fine ·superl not gross; subtile; thin; tenous.

5. fine ·noun end; conclusion; termination; extinction.

6. fine ·superl thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.

7. fine ·superl not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread.

8. fine ·superl nice; delicate; subtle; exquisite; artful; skillful; dexterous.

9. fine ·superl made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk.

10. fine ·superl not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour.

11. fine ·add. ·adv finely; well; elegantly; fully; delicately; mincingly.

12. fine ·adj to make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, ·etc.; as. to fine the soil.

13. fine ·adj to make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold.

14. fine ·noun a final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal.

15. fine ·vt to finish; to cease; or to cause to cease.

xvi. fine ·superl aiming at show or effect; loaded with ornament; overdressed or overdecorated; showy.

xvii. fine ·superl having (such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine.

xviii. fine ·adj to change by fine gradations; as (naut.), to fine down a ship's lines, to diminish her lines gradually.

xix. fine ·add. ·vi to become fine (in any one of various senses); as, the ale will fine; the weather fined.

xx. fine ·noun 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.

xxi. fine ·superl finished; brought to perfection; refined; hence, free from impurity; excellent; superior; elegant; worthy of admiration; accomplished; beautiful.

xxii. fine ·add. ·adv in a manner so that the driven ball strikes the object ball so far to one side as to be deflected but little, the object ball being driven to one side.

xxiii. fine ·noun a sum of money paid as the settlement of a claim, or by way of terminating a matter in dispute; especially, a payment of money imposed upon a party as a punishment for an offense; a mulct.

xxiv. fine ·noun to impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.