Meaning of INFINITE in English


adj. & n.

adj. 1 boundless, endless. 2 very great. 3 (usu. with pl.) innumerable; very many (infinite resources). 4 Math. a greater than any assignable quantity or countable number. b (of a series) that may be continued indefinitely. 5 Gram. (of a verb part) not limited by person or number, e.g. infinitive, gerund, and participle.

n. 1 (the Infinite) God. 2 (the infinite) infinite space. infinitely adv. infiniteness n.

[ ME f. L infinitus (as IN-(1), FINITE) ]

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