1

a

**:**having definite or definable limits

a finite number of possibilities

b

**:**having a limited nature or existence

finite beings

2

**:**completely determinable in theory or in fact by counting, measurement, or thought

the finite velocity of light

3

a

**:**less than an arbitrary positive integer and greater than the negative of that integer

b

**:**having a finite number of elements

a finite set

4

**:**of, relating to, or being a verb or verb form that can function as a predicate or as the initial element of one and that is limited (as in tense, person, and number)

finite verbs such as "is" and "are"

finite
noun

finitely
adverb

finiteness
noun

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