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fine2

 
pronunciation:
faIn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sum of money charged as a punishment for a crime or offense.
I forgot to bring back the movie I borrowed from the library, so I had to pay a fine.
similar words:
damages, forfeit, settlement
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fines, fining, fined
definition: to require a sum of money from, as punishment for a crime or offense.
The judge fined him fifty dollars for skateboarding.
synonyms:
penalize
similar words:
assess, charge, punish
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