An example of finite is the number of people who can fit in an elevator at the same time.
The "goes" in "he goes" is a finite form of a verb.
Origin of finite
- Middle English finit from Latin fīnītus past participle of fīnīre to limit from fīnis end
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin fīnītus, perfect passive participle of fīniō (“I finish; I terminate”), from fīnis (“boundary”).