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  ( finer    comparative)   ( finest    superlative  )   (ADJECTIVE USES)  
1       adj   You use fine    to describe something that you admire and think is very good.      
usu ADJ n  
There is a fine view of the countryside..., This is a fine book., ...London's finest art deco cinema.     
  finely      adv   ADV -ed  
They are finely engineered boats.     
2       adj   If you say that you are fine   , you mean that you are in good health or reasonably happy.      
v-link ADJ  
Lina is fine and sends you her love and best wishes.     
3       adj   If you say that something is fine   , you mean that it is satisfactory or acceptable.      
usu v-link ADJ, oft it v-link ADJ to-inf  
The skiing is fine..., Everything was going to be just fine..., It's fine to ask questions as we go along, but it's better if you wait until we have finished.     
      Fine is also an adverb., adv  
All the instruments are working fine.     
4       convention   You say `fine   ' or `that's fine' to show that you do not object to an arrangement, action, or situation that has been suggested.   ,   (formulae)    If competition is the best way to achieve it, then, fine..., If you don't want to give it to me, that's fine, I don't mind...     
5       adj   Something that is fine    is very delicate, narrow, or small.      
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: coarse)    The heat scorched the fine hairs on her arms...     
  finely      adv   ADV with v     (Antonym: coarsely)    Chop the ingredients finely and mix them together.     
6       adj   Fine objects or clothing are of good quality, delicate, and expensive.  
usu ADJ n  
We waited in our fine clothes...     
7       adj   A fine    detail or distinction is very delicate, small, or exact.      
usu ADJ n  
The market likes the broad outline but is reserving judgment on the fine detail.     
  finely      adv   usu ADV -ed, also ADV after v  
They had to take the finely balanced decision to let the visit proceed...     
  fineness      n-uncount   oft N of n  
...a sense of quality and fineness of detail.     
8       adj   A fine    person is someone you consider good, moral, and worth admiring.      
usu ADJ n     (approval)    He was an excellent journalist and a very fine man.     
9       adj   When the weather is fine   , the sun is shining and it is not raining.      
He might be doing a spot of gardening if the weather is fine.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  
fine          [2]     ( fines    plural & 3rd person present)   ( fining    present participle)   ( fined    past tense & past participle  )   (PUNISHMENT)  
1       n-count   A fine    is a punishment in which a person is ordered to pay a sum of money because they have done something illegal or broken a rule.      
2       verb   If someone is fined, they are punished by being ordered to pay a sum of money because they have done something illegal or broken a rule.  
She was fined £300 and banned from driving for one month...      be V-ed  
An east London school has set a precedent by fining pupils who break the rules.      V n  

Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  




1    accomplished, admirable, beautiful, choice, divine, excellent, exceptional, exquisite, first-class, first-rate, great, magnificent, masterly, ornate, outstanding, rare, select, showy, skilful, splendid, sterling, superior, supreme, world-class  
2    balmy, bright, clear, clement, cloudless, dry, fair, pleasant, sunny  
3    dainty, delicate, elegant, expensive, exquisite, fragile, quality  
4    abstruse, acute, critical, discriminating, fastidious, hairsplitting, intelligent, keen, minute, nice, precise, quick, refined, sensitive, sharp, subtle, tasteful, tenuous  
5    delicate, diaphanous, fine-grained, flimsy, gauzy, gossamer, light, lightweight, powdered, powdery, pulverized, sheer, slender, small, thin  
6    clear, pure, refined, solid, sterling, unadulterated, unalloyed, unpolluted  
7    attractive, bonny, good-looking, handsome, lovely, smart, striking, stylish, well-favoured  
8    acceptable, agreeable, all right, convenient, good, hunky-dory     (informal)   O.K. or okay     (informal)   satisfactory, suitable  
9    brilliant, cutting, honed, keen, polished, razor-sharp, sharp  
1    indifferent, inferior, poor, second rate, substandard  
2    cloudy, dull, overcast, unpleasant  
3 & 4    blunt, coarse, crude, dull, heavy, rough, uncultured, unfinished, unrefined  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

fine          [2]  
      vb   amerce     (archaic)   mulct, penalize, punish  
      n   amercement     (obsolete)   damages, forfeit, penalty, punishment  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
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