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fine
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 23
1. To make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold.
2. To make finer, or less coarse, as in bulk, texture, etc.; as. to fine the soil.
3. To change by fine gradations; as ( Naut.), to fine down a ship's lines, to diminish her lines gradually.
Part of Speech: noun
2. A final agreement concerning lands or rents between persons, as the lord and his vassal.
3. 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.
4. 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.
Part of Speech: superlative
2. Aiming at show or effect; loaded with ornament; overdressed or overdecorated; showy.
5. Not gross; subtile; thin; tenous.
6. Not coarse; comminuted; in small particles; as, fine sand or flour.
7. Not thick or heavy; slender; filmy; as, a fine thread.
8. Thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.
9. Made of fine materials; light; delicate; as, fine linen or silk.
10. Having ( such) a proportion of pure metal in its composition; as, coins nine tenths fine.
11. ( Used ironically.)
Part of Speech: verb
1. To pay a fine. See Fine, n., 3 ( b).
2. To become fine ( in any one of various senses); as, the ale will fine; the weather fined.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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