The governor was fined $100,000 for violating campaign-finance laws.
Cuban added that he once complained to referees—knowing that he'd be fined—to increase his Twitter followers.
OSHA descended on the Foxwoods Theatre to investigate, and fined the producers $12,600.
He was fined $40 and sentenced to six months in jail, of which he served less than five months.
The Army contemplated a court martial, though in the end West was simply relieved of his command and fined $5,000.
In days of old, in the century before last, captains were fined pints and magnums of claret for certain delinquencies.
He was the machine perfected and fined down to absolute essentials.
Anyone disseising another whereby he also robs him or uses force and arms in the disseisin shall be imprisoned and fined.
The pieces were regarded as libellous, and he was fined £12 13s.
Sir Richard Saltonstall was fined four bushels of malt for absenting himself from the meeting.
mid-13c., "unblemished, refined, pure; of superior quality," from Old French fin "perfected, of highest quality" (12c.), from Latin finis "end, limit" (see finish); hence "acme, peak, height," as in finis boni "the highest good."
In French, the main meaning remains "delicate, intricately skillful;" in English since mid-15c. fine is also a general expression of admiration or approval, the equivalent of French beau (cf. fine arts, 1767, translating French beaux-arts). Finer; finest. Fine print is from 1861 as "type small and close-set;" by 1934 as "qualifications and limitations of a deal."
c.1200, "termination," from Old French fin "end, limit, boundary; death; fee, payment, finance, money" (10c.), from Medieval Latin finis "a payment in settlement, fine or tax," from Latin finis "end" (see finish).
Modern meaning is via sense of "sum of money paid for exemption from punishment or to compensate for injury" (mid-14c., from the same sense in Anglo-French, late 13c.) and from phrases such as to make fine "make one's peace, settle a matter" (c.1300). Meaning "sum of money imposed as penalty for some offense" is first recorded 1520s.
late 13c., "pay as a ransom or penalty," from fine (n.). Inverted meaning "to punish by a fine" is from 1550s. Related: Fined; fining.