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fine /faɪn/ adjective
fine verb [transitive]
fine noun [countable]


مصادره کردن ، بسیار اماده ، تاوان ، غرامت ، جریمه کردن ، جریمه گرفتن از ، صاف کردن ، کوچک کردن ، صاف شدن ، رقیق شدن ، خوب ، فاخر ، نازک ، عالی ، لطیف ، نرم ، ریز ، شگرف ، علوم مهندسی: ظریف ، قانون ـ فقه: جزای نقدی ، جریمه کردن ، بازرگانی: غرامت ، ورزش: ضربه توپزن به پشت منطقه خود
fine
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- excellent, accomplished, exceptional, exquisite, first-rate, magnificent, masterly, outstanding, splendid, superior
- sunny, balmy, bright, clear, clement, cloudless, dry, fair, pleasant
- satisfactory, acceptable, all right, convenient, good, O.K. or okay (informal), suitable
- delicate, dainty, elegant, expensive, exquisite, fragile, quality
- subtle, abstruse, acute, hairsplitting, minute, nice, precise, sharp
- slender, diaphanous, flimsy, gauzy, gossamer, light, sheer, thin
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[noun]
Synonyms:
- penalty, damages, forfeit, punishment
[verb]
Synonyms:
- penalize, mulct, punish
Antonyms: coarse
Contrasted words: definite, explicit, express, specific, clear, lucid, perspicuous, broad, extensive, general, generic, indefinite, wide, miserable, wretched, atrocious, awful, objectionable, unpleasant
Related Idioms: fine and dandy
Related Words: damages, reparation, punishment, assessment, distrain, exact, levy, tax, confiscate, sequestrate, abstruse, esoteric, recondite, cryptic, enigmatic, obscure, minute, petty, trifling, light, loose, porous, beautiful, splendid, enjoyable, pleasant
English Thesaurus: good, nice, good quality/high quality, fine, neat, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. fine1 S1 W1 /faɪn/ adjective
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: French; Origin: fin, from Latin finire; finish1]

1. ACCEPTABLE [not before noun] especially spoken satisfactory or acceptable Synonym : OK:
‘We’re meeting at 8.30.’ ‘Okay, fine.’
looks/seems/sounds fine
In theory, the scheme sounds fine.
If you want to use cheese instead of chicken, that’s fine.
‘Do you want chili sauce on it?’ ‘No, it’s fine as it is, thanks.’
I’m fine (thanks/thank you) spoken (=used when telling someone that you do not want any more when they offer you something)
‘More coffee?’ ‘No, I’m fine, thanks.’
that’s fine by me/that’s fine with me etc spoken (=used when saying that you do not mind about something)
If Scott wanted to keep his life secret, that was fine by her.

2. HEALTHY in good health Synonym : OK:
‘How are you?’ ‘Fine, thanks, how are you?’
I feel fine, really.

3. VERY GOOD [usually before noun] very good or of a very high standard:
Many people regard Beethoven’s fifth symphony as his finest work.
He’s a very fine player.
It’s a fine idea.
Hatfield House is a fine example of Jacobean architecture.
The restaurant was chosen for its good food and fine wines.

4. WEATHER bright and not raining:
If it’s fine tomorrow we’ll go out.
a fine day/morning/evening
I hope it stays fine for you.

5. NARROW very thin or narrow:
Fine needles are inserted in the arm.
a fine thread
very fine hairs

6. DELICATE [usually before noun] attractive, neat, and delicate:
fine china
Her dark hair accentuates her fine features (=nose, eyes, cheeks etc).

7. SMALL
a) fine details, changes, differences etc are very small and therefore difficult to understand or notice:
We stayed up discussing the finer points of Marxist theory.
b) in small grains, pieces, or drops:
A fine drizzle started falling.
a mixture of fine and coarse breadcrumbs
c) fine material is made so that the spaces between the threads are very small:
fine netting
scarlet cloth with a very fine weave

8. BAD [only before noun] especially spoken used humorously to say that someone or something is bad in some way:
That’s another fine mess (=bad situation) he’s got himself into.
You’re a fine one to talk (=you are criticizing someone for something you do yourself).

9. SPEECH/WORDS sounding important and impressive, but probably not true or honest:
Only time will tell whether these fine sentiments will translate into action.

10. a fine man/woman etc a good person that you respect:
Your father is a fine man, a real gentleman.

11. a fine line between something and something if you say that there is a fine line between two different things, you mean that they are so similar that one can easily become the other:
There’s a fine line between bravery and recklessness.

12. get something down to a fine art to practise something so often that you become very skilled at it:
Mike had got the breakfast routine down to a fine art.

13. not to put too fine a point on it informal used when you are criticizing something in a plain and direct way:
That wasn't the best meal I've ever had, not to put too fine a point on it.

14. finer feelings someone’s finer feelings are the moral values they have, such as love, honour, loyalty etc:
You can hardly expect such finer feelings in a thief.

15. a fine figure of a man/woman literary someone who looks big, strong, and physically attractive:
In his portrait, Donlevy is a fine figure of a man.

16. sb’s finest hour a time when someone is very successful, brave etc:
The tournament proved to be Gascoigne’s finest hour.
chance would be a fine thing at chance1(12)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. fine2 S3 adverb

1. especially spoken in a way that is satisfactory or acceptable:
‘How’s it going?’ ‘Fine, thanks.’
The dress fitted me fine.
If I had a good job and my boyfriend stayed at home, that’d suit me fine (=be very acceptable to me).

2. do fine spoken
a) to be satisfactory or acceptable:
‘Something very light,’ he ordered. ‘An omelette will do fine.’
b) to do something well or in a satisfactory way:
Don’t worry, you’re doing fine. Keep at it.
c) to be healthy and well:
‘How’s your husband?’ ‘He’s doing fine, thank you.’

3. if you cut something fine, you cut it into very small or very thin pieces Synonym : finely

4. cut it/things fine informal to leave yourself only just enough time to do something

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. fine3 verb [transitive]
to make someone pay money as a punishment
fine somebody for (doing) something
She was fined for speeding.
fine somebody £200/$500 etc
The club was fined £50,000 for financial irregularities.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

IV. fine4 noun [countable]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: French; Origin: fin, from Latin finis 'end']
money that you have to pay as a punishment:
a £40 fine
pay a fine/pay £100/$50 etc in fines
She was ordered to pay £150 in parking fines, plus court costs.
Councils will get sweeping powers to impose fines on drivers who park illegally.
heavy/hefty fine (=a large fine)
If convicted, the men face heavy fines.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

fine
adj.
I. good enough/suitable
VERBS be, look, seem, smell, sound, taste | turn out I knew that everything would turn out fine in the end.
ADV. absolutely, just Don't worry. Your voice sounds absolutely fine.
PREP. for This paper's not very good quality, but it's fine for rough work.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
II. in good health/happy and comfortable
VERBS be, feel, look, seem George looks fine now.
ADV. absolutely I feel absolutely fine.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
III. bright and sunny/not raining
VERBS be | turn out It's turned out fine again today.
keep, remain, stay Let's hope it stays fine for the wedding this afternoon.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
IV. thin/small
VERBS be
ADV. extremely, very Her hair is very fine. a very fine distinction
quite

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
noun
ADJ. big, heavy, hefty, large, massive, stiff, substantial | maximum | parking
VERB + FINE get I got a parking fine for parking on double yellow lines.
pay | give (sb), impose, levy Heavy fines were levied on motoring offenders.
be liable for/to, face, risk Drivers risk heavy fines for driving without a licence.
be punishable by, carry, lead to The offence carries a maximum fine of £500.
increase
PREP. in ~ The club is struggling to pay £75,000 in fines to the football league.
~ for a fine for water pollution

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
verb
ADV. heavily Any company found to be breaking these rules will be heavily fined.
PREP. for He got fined £200 for parking illegally.
PHRASES get fined

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fine
adjective
BAD: 'Hello, John. How are you?' 'Very fine, thank you.'
GOOD: 'Hello, John. How are you?' 'Fine, thank you.'

Usage Note:
When fine means 'very well', it is not used with very or extremely .
See note at VERY 4 (very)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

FINE
Fickle Insecure Neurotic and Emotional 
Foggy Insecure Neurotic Emotional 
Fouled Up, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional (Aerosmith; polite form) 
Frustrated Insecure Neurotic Emotional

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary

FINE(D)
Fouledup, Insecure, Neurotic, Emotionally Disturbed (polite form)

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary


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