Meaning of INFINITE in English


[] adj [ME infinit, fr. MF or L; MF, fr. L infinitus, fr. in- + finitus finite] (14c) 1: extending indefinitely: endless "~ space"

2: immeasurably or inconceivably great or extensive: inexhaustible "~ patience"

3: subject to no limitation or external determination

4. a: extending beyond, lying beyond, or being greater than any preassigned finite value however large "~ number of positive numbers" b: extending to infinity "~ plane surface" c: characterized by an infinite number of elements or terms "an ~ set" "an ~ series" -- adv -- n

[2]infinite n (1535): something that is infinite (as in extent, duration, or number)

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