Definition of Infinitives

1. Noun. (plural of infinitive) ¹



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Definition of Infinitives

1. infinitive [n] - See also: infinitive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infinitives

infiniteness
infinitenesses
infinites
infinitesimal
infinitesimal analysis
infinitesimal calculus
infinitesimally
infinitesimals
infinities
infinitism
infinitival
infinitivally
infinitive
infinitive of purpose
infinitively
infinitives (current term)
infinitives of purpose
infinito
infinitude
infinitudes
infinituple
infinity
infinity-edge pool
infinity pool
infinity pools
infinity symbol
infinity symbols
infinityfold
infiniverse
infirm

Literary usage of Infinitives

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1. English Grammar by Lillian Gertrude Kimball (1912)
"infinitives 315. Look at the following sentences: — Dare to be true. ... We call these groups of words infinitives. 316- An intransitive verb has four ..."

2. The Infinitive in Anglo-Saxon by Morgan Callaway (1913)
"Differentiation of the Two infinitives. Although twice in the poetry an uninflected infinitive is found with an adjective, we may be reasonably sure that, ..."

3. An English Grammar for the Higher Grades in Grammar Schools by William Dwight Whitney, Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood (1897)
"The infinitives and PARTICIPLES are, as we have seen [283, 284], verbal nouns ... On account of this double character, the infinitives and participles have ..."

4. The Theory and Practice of Creole Grammar by J. J. Thomas (1869)
"than the ear, not seldom made infinitives of past participles, indicatives, ... This change affects very many infinitives of the first French Conjugation; ..."

5. Applied Business English by Hubert Adonley Hagar, Rupert Pitt SoRelle (1914)
"LESSON IX infinitives and PARTICIPLES Infinite verbs are divided into infinitives and participles. They differ from finite verbs in that they assume instead ..."

6. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown (1861)
"infinitives. Ought these things be tolerated ? [Fnr.Mui.E.—Not proper, because the infinitivo Ъв ... infinitives. They need not to call upon her. [FORMULE. ..."

7. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"infinitives. The active verbs, bid, dare, feel, hear, let, malee, need, see, ... infinitives. They need not to call upon her. [FORMULE. ..."

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