/ ˈfaɪnaɪt; NAmE / adjective
having a definite limit or fixed size :
a finite number of possibilities
The world's resources are finite.
( grammar ) a finite verb form or clause shows a particular tense, person and number :
'Am', 'is', 'are', 'was' and 'were' are the finite forms of 'be'; 'being', and 'been' are the non-finite forms.
late Middle English : from Latin finitus finished, past participle of finire , from finis end.