Infinite meaning

ĭn'fə-nĭt
Infinite is defined as endless or limitless.

If you have an endless amount of time, this is an example of having infinite time.

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Having no boundaries or limits; impossible to measure or calculate.
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Something infinite.
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Immeasurably great or large; boundless.

Infinite patience; a discovery of infinite importance.

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Lacking limits or bounds; extending beyond measure or comprehension: without beginning or end; endless.
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Very great; vast; immense.
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Something infinite, as space or time.
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Relating to a set that can be put into a one-to-one correspondence with some proper subset of its own members.
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Relating to or being a numerical quantity describing the size of such a set.
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Being without an upper or lower numerical bound.
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Indefinably large, countlessly great; immense. [from 14th c.]
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Boundless, endless, without end or limits; innumerable. [from 15th c.]
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(now rare) With plural noun: infinitely many. [from 15th c.]
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(set theory, of a set) Having infinitely many elements.
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(grammar) Not limited by person or number. [from 19th c.]
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(music) Capable of endless repetition; said of certain forms of the canon, also called perpetual fugues, constructed so that their ends lead to their beginnings.

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(set theory): countably infinite.
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(set theory): uncountable.
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(mathematics) Greater than any positive quantity or magnitude; limitless. [from 17th c.]
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the Infinite (Being)
  • God.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Infinite (Being)

Origin of infinite

  • Middle English infinit from Old French from Latin īnfīnītus in- not in–1 fīnītus finite from past participle of fīnīre to limit finite
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin infinitus, from in- (“not”) + finis (“end”) + the perfect passive participle ending -itus.
    From Wiktionary