Definition of Finely

1. Adverb. In tiny pieces. "The surfaces were finely granular"

Antonyms: Coarsely
Partainyms: Fine



2. Adverb. In an elegant manner. "Finely costumed actors"
Partainyms: Fine

3. Adverb. In a delicate manner. "Her fine drawn body"
Exact synonyms: Delicately, Exquisitely, Fine
Partainyms: Delicate, Exquisite

Definition of Finely

1. adv. In a fine or finished manner.

Definition of Finely

1. Adverb. In a manner to produce a fine result; as to ''grind finely'' means to grid to a fine powder. ¹

2. Adverb. Very well, in a great way ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finely

1. in a fine manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finely

fine tremor
fineable
fined
finedraw
finedrawing
finedrawn
finedraws
finedrew
fineer
fineered
fineering
fineers
fineish
fineless
finely (current term)
fineness
finenesses
finer
finer than frog hair
fineries
finers
finery
fines
fines herbes
finespun
finesse
finessed
finesser
finessers

Literary usage of Finely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... constructed either on a spiral plan or in concentric layers, the chamber cavities occupied to a large extent by the excessive development of the finely ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... in fight of the Emperor's women, who were fo placed, that we knew nothing of it until afterwards. arches and doors of the apartments very finely worked. ..."

3. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1899)
"It is of course well known, all other things remaining constant, that it is advisable to obtain structural and other steel as finely grained as possible. ..."

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