Meaning of INDEFINITE in English

adj.1 vague, undefined.

2 unlimited.

3 Gram. not determining the person, thing, time, etc., referred to.

Phrases and idioms:

indefinite article see ARTICLE. indefinite integral see INTEGRAL. indefinite pronoun Gram. a pronoun indicating a person, amount, etc., without being definite or particular, e.g. any, some, anyone.


indefiniteness n.

Etymology: L indefinitus (as IN-(1), DEFINITE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.