1. In minute parts; as a substance finely pulverized.
2. To a thin or sharp edge; as an instrument finely sharpened.
3. Gaily; handsomely; beautifully; with elegance and taste. she was finely attired.
4. With elegance or beauty.
Plutarch says very finely that a man should not allow himself to hate even his enemies; for it you indulge this passion on some occasions, it will rise of itself in others.
5. With advantage; very favorably; as a house or garden finely situated.
6. Nicely; delicately; as a stuff finely wrought.
7. Purely; completely.
8. By way of irony, wretchedly; in a manner deserving of contemptuous notice. He is finely caught in his own snare.