Definition of “fine” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /faɪn/
Extra Examples
Apart from Jodie, who hurt her leg, all the children were fine."How's your Dad?" "He's fine, thanks."We're all fine although busy.I feel fine now, thanks.I was fine after I'd done the first exam.

A1 well, healthy, or happy:

"How are you?" "I'm fine thanks. And you?"
I had a cold last week, but I'm fine now.

A2 good or good enough:

"Is the soup hot enough?" "Yes, it's fine."

B2 excellent, or of very good quality:

fine wines
He's a fine musician.
(that's) fine

A1 used to agree with a suggestion, idea, decision, etc:

"Shall we meet at 8 o'clock?" "Yes, that's fine by me."

thin or made of very small pieces:

fine, brown hair
fine sand
SUNNY mainly UK

B1 sunny and not raining:

If it's fine, we could have a picnic.
the finer details/points, etc of sth

the more detailed or more difficult parts of an argument, idea, etc

(Definition of “fine adjective” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)