- very numerous or not easily counted, as stamens.
- (of an inflorescence) indeterminate.
Words nearby indefinite
SYNONYMS FOR indefinite
OTHER WORDS FROM indefinitein·def·i·nite·ly, adverbin·def·i·nite·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for indefinite
But that these calls are now on hold for the indefinite future, due to their lack of progress and frustration on both sides.
During the trip, McCain shared his insights with Feinstein and McDonough about the true nature of indefinite detention.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance|Daniel Klaidman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now we are told U.S. troops will remain for an indefinite time helping to train Afghan forces.Hope Isn’t Enough: Without Conviction or Destination, Obama Flounders|Stuart Stevens|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But many of the Brotherhood leaders have been placed on an indefinite travel ban.
Unless something major changes in the price of renewables, I expect that pattern to continue for the indefinite future.
Would not that indefinite expression, the liberty of the press, extend to the justification of every possible publication?A Collection of Essays and Fugitiv Writings|Noah Webster
This conversation with you has filled me, even me, with strange desires and indefinite longings.
The definite article is la in all cases and numbers, and there is no indefinite article.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
It had a humble origin, and is capable of indefinite enhancement.Outspoken Essays|William Ralph Inge
In the world as it now is and for an indefinite period will probably remain, might precedes right.The Jewish State|Theodor Herzl
British Dictionary definitions for indefinite
- too numerous to countindefinite stamens
- capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a floweran indefinite inflorescence