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English definition of “fine”

fine

adjective     /faɪn/
WELL 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.Fit and healthyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
GOOD A2 good or good enough: "Is the soup hot enough?" "Yes, it's fine."Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
EXCELLENT B2 excellent , or of very good quality : fine wines He's a fine musician .Extremely good
(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."Yes, no and not
THIN thin or made of very small pieces : fine, brown hair fine sand Thin and fine
SUNNY mainly UK B1 sunny and not raining : If it's fine, we could have a picnic .Describing good weather
the finer details/points, etc of sth the more detailed or more difficult parts of an argument , idea , etc Information and messagesComplexityDifficult to understand
(Definition of fine adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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