
Definition of Infinite
1. Noun. The unlimited expanse in which everything is located. "The boundless regions of the infinite"
Generic synonyms: Attribute
Terms within: Location, Aerospace
Specialized synonyms: Absolute Space, Phase Space, Mathematical Space, Topological Space, Outer Space, Space
Derivative terms: Spacial, Spatial
2. Adjective. Having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude. "Infinite wealth"
Also: Immortal
Antonyms: Finite
Derivative terms: Infiniteness, Infinity
3. Adjective. Of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood (as a participle or gerund or infinitive). "Infinite verb form"
4. Adjective. Too numerous to be counted. "Untold thousands"
Similar to: Incalculable
Derivative terms: Countlessness, Infiniteness, Innumerableness, Multitude, Multitudinousness, Myriad
5. Adjective. Total and allembracing. "God's infinite wisdom"
Definition of Infinite
1. a. Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance.
2. n. That which is infinite; boundless space or duration; infinity; boundlessness.
Definition of Infinite
1. Adjective. Indefinably large, countlessly great; immense. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹
2. Adjective. Boundless, endless, without end or limits; innumerable. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹
3. Adjective. (rare) With plural noun: infinitely many. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹
4. Adjective. (mathematics) Greater than any positive quantity or magnitude; limitless. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹
5. Adjective. (set theory of a set) Having infinitely many elements. ¹
6. Adjective. (grammar) Not limited by person or number. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹
7. Numeral. Infinitely many. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Infinite
1. something that has no limits [n S]
Medical Definition of Infinite
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1. Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance. "Whatever is finite, as finite, will admit of no comparative relation with infinity; for whatever is less than infinite is still infinitely distant from infinity; and lower than infinite distance the lowest or least can not sink." (H. Brooke)
2. Without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence; boundless; immeasurably or inconceivably great; perfect; as, the infinite wisdom and goodness of God; opposed to finite. "Great is our Lord, and of great power; his understanding is infinite." (Ps. Cxlvii. 5) "O God, how infinite thou art!" (I. Watts)
3. Indefinitely large or extensive; great; vast; immense; gigantic; prodigious. "Infinite riches in a little room." (Marlowe) "Which infinite calamity shall cause To human life." (Milton)
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Literary usage of Infinite
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume (1890)
"God's infinite duration being accompanied with infinite knowledge and power, ...
It is clear that in this passage 'infinite' changes its meaning; ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"When a term is predicated of the finite and of the infinite, it is used, not in
a univoca!, but in an analogical sense. The Divine Perfection, one and ..."
3. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1873)
"At the point (a, b, c) the potential and all its derivatives become infinite,
but at every other point they are finite and continuous, and the second ..."