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fined

penalized for an offense: He was fined $50 for parking in a handicapped zone.
Not to be confused with:
find – discover; come upon by chance; obtain by search or effort: find a four-leaf clover; achieve, win, earn, acquire: find an apartment

fine 1

 (fīn)
adj. fin·er, fin·est
1.
a. Of superior quality, skill, or appearance: a fine day; a fine wine.
b. Excellent in character or ability: a fine person; a fine writer.
2. Very small in size, weight, or thickness: fine type; fine paper.
3.
a. Free from impurities.
b. Metallurgy Containing pure metal in a specified proportion or amount: gold 21 carats fine.
4. Very sharp; keen: a blade with a fine edge.
5. Thin; slender: fine hairs.
6. Carefully or delicately made or done: fine china. See Synonyms at exquisite.
7. Consisting of very small particles; not coarse: fine dust.
8.
a. Marginally different or subtle: a fine difference.
b. Able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision; sensitive: has a fine eye for color.
9. Trained to the highest degree of physical efficiency: a fine racehorse.
10. Characterized by refinement or elegance: people in the finest society.
11. Satisfactory; acceptable: Handing in your paper on Monday is fine.
12. Being in a state of satisfactory health; quite well: "How are you?" "I'm fine."
13. Used as an intensive: a fine mess.
adv.
1. Finely.
2. Informal Very well: doing fine.
tr. & intr.v. fined, fin·ing, fines
To make or become finer, purer, or cleaner.

[Middle English fin, from Old French, from Latin fīnis, end, supreme degree.]

fine′ness n.

fine 2

 (fīn)
n.
1. A sum of money required to be paid especially to the government as a penalty for an offense.
2. Obsolete An end; a termination.
tr.v. fined, fin·ing, fines
To require the payment of a fine from; impose a fine on.
Idiom:
in fine
1. In conclusion; finally.
2. In summation; in brief.

[Middle English fin, from Old French, settlement, compensation, from Medieval Latin fīnis, from Latin, end.]

fin′a·ble, fine′a·ble adj.

fi·ne 3

 (fē′nā)
n. Music
The end.

[Italian, from Latin fīnis, end.]
References in classic literature ?
The same spirit of legislation prevailed with respect to their bearing arms and their gymnastic exercises; for the poor are excused if they have no arms, but the rich are fined; the same method takes place if they do not attend their gymnastic exercises, there is no penalty on one, but there is on the other: the consequence of which is, that the fear of this penalty induces the rich to keep the one and attend the other, while the poor do neither.
Gogoomy and his five tribesmen were fined three pounds each, and at Gogoomy's guttural command they refused to pay.
This odd sight kept me two hours behind the caravan, for which the leader of it for the day fined me about the value of three shillings; and told me if it had been three days' journey without the wall, as it was three days' within, he must have fined me four times as much, and made me ask pardon the next council-day.
COURT REPORTER Two Airdrie men who were fined a total of PS1550, and then failed to pay up for months, finally settled their accounts after arrest warrants were issued against them.
One man was fined at Peterhead Sheriff Court for two offences, and then avoided paying for months despite warning letters.
SVPS has already imposed 25 such fines since 2014, with the most fined retailers being Billa and Tesco, Sme wrote.New rules appliedAlthough there was a possibility to initiative distraint procedures against retailers before, lawyers have warned of the new rules.
Washington Commissioner Fined Carriers, Producers and Others $724K in June
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced on Tuesday (June 25) that adult passengers will be fined jointly and severally for drunk driving offenses from July 1.
Eight players, including San Miguel Beer guard Alex Cabagnot, were the latest to be fined by the PBA on Wednesday,
He was fined and sentenced to 12 months supervision.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, Portland, Ore.; fined $10,000, order 18-0230
The driver will be fined Dh1,000 and receive six traffic points," he clarified.