Origin of finelyMiddle English finliche
- In a fine manner; splendidly.
- To a fine point; discriminatingly.
- In small pieces or parts: finely chopped nuts.
(comparative more finely, superlative most finely)
- In a manner to produce a fine result; as to grind finely means to grid to a fine powder.
- Very well, in a great way
fine + -ly