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1. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition.

Synonyms

  • hunky-dory
  • satisfactory
  • okay
  • ok
  • o.k.

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • leaky
  • unseaworthy
  • generous

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fine

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine
  • resign
  • nadein

Example sentences of the word fine


1. Adjective
If the area is small (under a square yard), a dust mask will be fine.

Quotes containing the word fine


1. Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
- Mary Kay Blakely

2. Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint.
- Markus Herz

3. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
- Havelock Ellis

2. fine-grained

adjective. consisting of fine particles.

Synonyms

  • small-grained
  • powdery
  • fine
  • pulverized
  • pulverised

Antonyms

  • unsatisfactory
  • imprecise
  • inelegant
  • thick

3. fine-looking

adjective. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion.

Synonyms

  • well-favored
  • good-looking
  • well-favoured
  • better-looking
  • beautiful

Antonyms

  • stingy
  • displeasing
  • unattractive
  • ugliness

4. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] minutely precise especially in differences in meaning.

Antonyms

  • loose

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

5. fine

adverb. ['ˈfaɪn'] an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • all right
  • OK
  • alright

Antonyms

  • vulnerable
  • insecure
  • dark
  • smoothness

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

6. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] thin in thickness or diameter.

Antonyms

  • unequal

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

7. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment.

Antonyms

  • sober

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

8. fine

adverb. ['ˈfaɪn'] in a delicate manner.

Synonyms

  • exquisitely
  • delicately

Antonyms

  • unrefined
  • worst
  • big

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

9. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles.

Synonyms

  • powdered
  • small-grained
  • tight
  • powdery
  • texture
  • close-grained
  • dustlike
  • pulverized
  • superfine
  • small
  • smooth
  • pulverised
  • close
  • floury
  • fine-grained

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • open
  • undemanding
  • easy

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)

10. fine

adjective. ['ˈfaɪn'] free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity.

Antonyms

  • lax

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fine (Italian)
  • finis (Latin)
  • finer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • finire (Latin)
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