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
4a : extending beyond, lying beyond, or being greater than any preassigned finite value however large infinite number of positive numbersb : extending to infinity infinite plane surfacec : characterized by an infinite number of elements or terms an infinite set an infinite series
infinitely
adverbinfiniteness
nounExamples 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 and Etymology of infinite
Middle English infinit, from AngloFrench or Latin; AngloFrench, from Latin infinitus, from in + finitus finite
First Known Use: 14th century
infinite
Definition of infinite
: something that is infinite (as in extent, duration, or number)
15th Century
First Known Use of infinite
15th century
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INFINITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infinite for English Language Learners

: having no limits

: extremely large or great
INFINITE Defined for Kids
infinite
playDefinition 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.
infinitely
adverb He is infinitely patient.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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