from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In a fine manner; splendidly.
  • adv. To a fine point; discriminatingly.
  • adv. In small pieces or parts: finely chopped nuts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a manner to produce a fine result; as to grind finely means to grid to a fine powder.
  • adv. Very well, in a great way

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a fine or finished manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fine manner, in any sense of the word fine; admirably; elegantly; showily; delicately; sensitively; adroitly; subtlely; minutely; thinly; lightly: as, a picture finely painted; a stuff finely wrought; flour finely ground; a thought finely expressed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a delicate manner
  • adv. in tiny pieces
  • adv. in an elegant manner


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fine +‎ -ly



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