Synonyms of fine in English

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fine1


See definition of fine

adjective

1‘fine wines’

SYNONYMS
excellent, first-class, first-rate, great, exceptional, outstanding, admirable, quality, superior, splendid, magnificent, beautiful, exquisite, choice, select, prime, supreme, superb, wonderful, sublime, superlative, very good, of high quality, of a high standard, second to none, top, rare
informal A1, top-notch, splendiferous, stellar
North American informal dandy
British informal, dated top-hole
ANTONYMS

poor

2‘he proposed marriage to a fine lady’

SYNONYMS
worthy, admirable, praiseworthy, laudable, estimable, upright, upstanding, respectable, seemly, ladylike, gentlemanly
attractive, good-looking, handsome, lovely, pretty, striking, stunning, delightful, well favoured
Scottish, Northern English bonny
archaic comely, fair

3‘the advertising initiative is fine, but it's not enough on its own’

SYNONYMS
all right, acceptable, suitable, good, good enough, agreeable, fair, passable, satisfactory, adequate, reasonable, up to scratch, up to the mark, up to standard, up to par, average, tolerable
informal OK, tickety-boo
ANTONYMS

unsatisfactory

4‘I feel fine’

SYNONYMS
in good health, well, healthy, all right, fit, fighting fit, as fit as a fiddle, as fit as a flea, robust, strong, vigorous, blooming, thriving, in good shape, in good condition, in fine fettle
informal OK, in the pink, up to snuff
ANTONYMS

ill

5‘it was a fine day’

SYNONYMS
fair, dry, bright, clear, sunny, sunshiny, cloudless, unclouded, without a cloud in the sky, warm, balmy, summery, clement, agreeable, pleasant, nice, benign
ANTONYMS

inclement

6‘a fine old eighteenth-century house’

SYNONYMS
impressive, imposing, dignified, striking, splendid, grand, majestic, magnificent, august, lofty, stately

7‘she went out to show off her fine clothes’

SYNONYMS
elegant, stylish, graceful, expensive, smart, chic, fashionable, modish, high fashion
fancy, luxurious, sumptuous, lavish, opulent, grand, plush, exquisite
informal flashy, flash, snazzy, snappy, swanky, ritzy, sharp

8‘he has a fine mind’

SYNONYMS
keen, quick, alert, acute, sharp, bright, brilliant, astute, clever, intelligent, perspicacious, finely honed, penetrating
ANTONYMS

slow

9‘a fine china tea service’

SYNONYMS
delicate, fragile, frail, breakable, dainty, insubstantial
formal frangible
ANTONYMS

coarse

10‘her fine golden hair’

SYNONYMS
thin, light, delicate, wispy, floaty, flyaway, feathery
ANTONYMS

thick

11‘she sharpened her pencil to a fine point’

SYNONYMS
sharp, keen, acute, sharpened, honed, razor-sharp, razor-like, whetted
narrow, slender, slim, thin
ANTONYMS

blunt, thick

12‘the fine material of her nightdress’

SYNONYMS
sheer, light, lightweight, thin, flimsy, ultra-fine, insubstantial
diaphanous, filmy, chiffony, gossamer, gossamery, wispy, silky, gauze-like, gauzy, cobwebby, shimmering, transparent, translucent, see-through, airy, ethereal
ANTONYMS

coarse, thick

13‘a fine gold chain’

SYNONYMS
pure, sterling, solid, refined, unadulterated, unalloyed, unmixed, unblended, unpolluted, uncontaminated, one hundred per cent, flawless, perfect
ANTONYMS

plated, alloyed

14‘a beach of fine sand’

SYNONYMS
fine-grained, powdery, dusty, chalky, floury, powdered, ground, granulated, crushed, pulverized
technical comminuted, triturated
archaic pulverulent, levigated
ANTONYMS

coarse

15‘for fine detailed work you could use a smaller brush’

SYNONYMS
intricate, delicate, detailed, minute, elaborate, ornate, dainty, meticulous, painstaking

16‘there is a fine distinction between the two’

SYNONYMS
subtle, fine-drawn, ultra-fine, precise, minute, nice, narrow, tenuous
hair-splitting, elusive, abstruse, overnice

17‘you have no respect for people's finer feelings’

SYNONYMS
elevated, lofty, exalted, high, grand, sublime
refined, cultivated, cultured, civilized, distinguished, sophisticated
ANTONYMS

base

18‘there's no better gift you could choose to show your fine taste’

SYNONYMS
discerning, discriminating, tasteful, refined, sensitive, cultivated, cultured, fastidious, particular, critical, intelligent, stylish
rare discriminative
ANTONYMS

vulgar


adverb

1‘you're doing fine’

SYNONYMS
well, all right, not badly, satisfactorily, in a satisfactory manner, in a satisfactory way, adequately, nicely, tolerably, suitably, aptly, appropriately
OK, good
ANTONYMS

badly


verb

1‘it can be fined right down to the required shape’

SYNONYMS
thin, become thin, make thin, become thinner, make thinner, narrow, taper, attenuate, constrict
archaic straiten

2‘we don't use synthetic additives for fining our wine’

SYNONYMS
clarify, clear, become clear, make clear, purify, refine, filter

Synonyms of fine in English

: fine1fine2

fine2


See definition of fine

noun

1‘if convicted they face heavy fines’

SYNONYMS
financial penalty, punishment, forfeit, forfeiture, sanction, punitive action, penalty, fee, charge, penance
damages
formal mulct
British historical amercement

verb

1‘they were fined for breaking environmental laws’

SYNONYMS
penalize, punish by fining, impose a fine on, exact a penalty from, charge
informal sting
formal mulct
British historical amerce