fine fine  /ˈfaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) money extracted as a penalty
  2. (v) issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
  3. (adj) being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
  4. (adj) minutely precise especially in differences in meaning
  5. (adj) thin in thickness or diameter
  6. (adj) characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment
  7. (adj) of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles
  8. (adj) free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity
  9. (adv) an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
  10. (adv) in a delicate manner

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The idea that kids should slow down and trade electronic pleasures for pastoral ones is a fine example of transference.
  2. Motorsport's governing body slaps McLaren with a $100 million fine over the possession of a rival's confidential data.
  3. In other words, plunging necklines or string bikinis are fine just no nips.

News

  1. Fine pursues defamation suit against ESPN

    Former Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine has filed a $11 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN, according to a report.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  2. Fine pursues suit against ESPN

    Former Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine has filed a $11 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN, according to a report.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Fine's $11M suit vs. ESPN moves to federal court

    Fine's $11M suit vs. ESPN moves to federal court
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. In a post on Twitter after the incident Hilton wrote: "Hey guys, there's a lot of crazy rumors going around. Just want you all to know the truth. Everything is completely fine. I was not charged or arrested, cause I didn't do anything. I was...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Taipei Times

  2. Goodell said he did not suspend Belichick because, "The discipline I am imposing of a maximum fine and forfeiture of a first-round draft choice, or multiple draft choices, is in fact more significant and long-lasting, and therefore more effective,...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: USA Today

  3. "It's fine. I think in the press room it looks heated but it's really not. Armstrong told reporters. You can't take away the fact that he's probably maybe the most talented guy ever to throw a leg over a bike," Armstrong, 38, said. "I don't...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: National

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