Definition for fine

adjective as in cloudless, sunny

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bright, dry, pleasant

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clarion, clear, fair

adjective as in dainty, delicate; sheer

adjective as in discriminating, exact

noun as in penalty in money

verb as in penalize in monetary way

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Example Sentences

Target was fined for not enforcing the county’s mask law and citations were mailed to the protesters, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

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Now, for most general purposes, stock tires will work fine, especially if you have a winch.

The state’s environmental regulators are seen as friendly to coal companies, so the reduced fines are in keeping with prior actions.

Repeating the process, he smoothed the lattice’s fine details, zooming out to grok the system’s overall behavior.

So let’s see what happens, but I think it’s going to work out fine.

As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.

Hey, whatever keeps those lecherous freaks from sexually assaulting humans is fine by us.

There are instances in which private rehoming works out fine and is the best solution for the struggling family and the children.

That's fine—excellent TV shows are snubbed all the time by these awards organizations.

The exhibit also includes examples of designers borrowing from fine art, as Yves Saint Laurent did with his Mondrian dress.

A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.

A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.

Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.

His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.

When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market-place.


On this page you'll find 381 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fine, such as: accomplished, admirable, attractive, beautiful, cool, and elegant.

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