Definition of Finer

1. Adjective. (comparative of 'fine') greater in quality or excellence. "A finer musician"

Language type: Comparative, Comparative Degree
Similar to: Better



Definition of Finer

1. n. One who fines or purifies.

Definition of Finer

1. Adjective. (comparative of fine) ¹

2. Noun. One who fines or purifies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finer

1. fine [adj] - See also: fine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Finer

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

Literary usage of Finer

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

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"eased, the very same rule holds with regard to those finer parts we have mentioned; to have them in proper order, they must be shaken and worked to a proper ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1893)
"There, too, does Echo dwell, and there is the abutment of the rainbow's arch. A finer race and finer fed Feast and revel o'er our head, ..."

3. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1899)
"4, represents crystals heterogeneously arranged, whereas in the finer ... 4. order, so that a coarse-grained metal may be stronger than one of finer grain. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... absolute independence of character, and was as much respected for his high morality as for his intellectual power. out the finer qualities of his model. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"They occur at the apices of the finer FIG. 8.— Transition cells where effect of osmic acid has been less pronounced. X 300. tracheal twigs, ..."

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