infinite (adj.)

late 14c., "eternal, limitless," also "extremely great in number," from Old French infinit "endless, boundless" and directly from Latin infinitus "unbounded, unlimited, countless, numberless," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + finitus "defining, definite," from finis "end" (see finish (v.)). The noun meaning "that which is infinite" is from 1580s.

updated on November 19, 2015

Definitions of infinite from WordNet
infinite (adj.)
having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude;
the infinite ingenuity of man
infinite wealth
infinite (adj.)
(of verbs) not having tense, person, or number (as a participle or gerund or infinitive);
infinite verb form
Synonyms: non-finite / nonfinite
infinite (adj.)
too numerous to be counted;
an infinite number of reasons
Synonyms: countless / innumerable / innumerous / multitudinous / myriad / numberless / uncounted / unnumberable / unnumbered / unnumerable
infinite (adj.)
total and all-embracing;
God's infinite wisdom
infinite (n.)
the unlimited expanse in which everything is located;
the boundless regions of the infinite
Synonyms: space
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