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Meaning of infinite by Wiktionary Dictionary

infinite


    Etymology

    From Latin infinitus, from in- ( “not” ) + finis ( “end” ) + the perfect passive participle ending -itus .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈɪnfɪnɪt/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈɪnfənət/

    Adjective

    infinite ( comparative more infinite, superlative most infinite )

    1. Indefinably large, countlessly great; immense. [from 14th c.]
    2. Boundless, endless, without end or limits; innumerable. [from 15th c.]
    3. ( now rare ) With plural noun: infinitely many. [from 15th c.]
    4. ( mathematics ) Greater than any positive quantity or magnitude; limitless. [from 17th c.]
    5. ( set theory, of a set ) Having infinitely many elements .
    6. ( grammar ) Not limited by person or number. [from 19th c.]

    Hyponyms

    数詞

    infinite

    1. Infinitely many .


Explanation of infinite by Wordnet Dictionary

infinite


    Adjective
    1. total and all-embracing

    2. God's infinite wisdom
    3. too numerous to be counted

    4. an infinite number of reasons
    5. having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude

    6. the infinite ingenuity of man
      infinite wealth
    7. of verbs

    8. infinite verb form
    Noun
    1. the unlimited expanse in which everything is located

    2. the boundless regions of the infinite