Simple Definition of infinite
: having no limits
: extremely large or great
Full Definition of infinite
1 : extending indefinitely : endless <infinite space>
2 : immeasurably or inconceivably great or extensive : inexhaustible <infinite patience>
3 : subject to no limitation or external determination
4 a : extending beyond, lying beyond, or being greater than any preassigned finite value however large <infinite number of positive numbers> b : extending to infinity <infinite plane surface> c : characterized by an infinite number of elements or terms <an infinite set> <an infinite series>
Examples of infinite in a sentence
an infinite series of numbers
She has infinite patience when she's dealing with children.
There seemed to be an infinite number of possibilities.
an infinite variety of choices
Origin of infinite
Middle English infinit, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin infinitus, from in- + finitus finite
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of infinite
: something that is infinite (as in extent, duration, or number)
First Known Use of infinite
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Definition of infinite for Students
1 : having no limits of any kind <the infinite universe>
2 : seeming to be without limits <She took infinite care when handling chemicals.>
Headscratcher for infinite
Anything infinite is so big that it seems to have no limits, but anything infinitesimal is so small that it is almost impossible to measure.
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