finite verb


a verb form that distinguishes person, number, and tense, and also mood or aspect, as opens in She opens the door.

Nearby words

  1. finite clause,
  2. finite decimal,
  3. finite difference,
  4. finite intersection property,
  5. finite state machine,
  6. finite-dimensional,
  7. finitely,
  8. finitely additive function,
  9. finitism,
  10. finito

Origin of finite verb

First recorded in 1785–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019