- very numerous or not easily counted, as stamens.
- (of an inflorescence) indeterminate.
SYNONYMS FOR indefinite
OTHER WORDS FROM indefinitein·def·i·nite·ly, adverbin·def·i·nite·ness, noun
Words nearby indefinite
Example sentences from the Web for indefinitely
The NFL scrambled on damage control, initially suspending Rice for two games and then suspending him indefinitely.Don’t Blame The NFL And Colleges For Mishandling Assault Cases|Emily Shire|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Baltimore Raven was indefinitely suspended but even one of his teammates suited up after punching a girlfriend in the neck.
Seemingly a microsecond later, the word came down that the NFL was suspending him indefinitely.How Could the NFL Not Know About the Brutal Second Ray Rice Tape?|Robert Silverman|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many agents remained in occupied Europe indefinitely, for there was literally no end to the work that needed to be done.
Planned Naval cooperation talks are now indefinitely postponed.
The water boiled, and when more water was added this also became heated to ebullition, and so on indefinitely.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
Men will not indefinitely draw their pay on a Friday and drink half of it by Sunday night.The Intelligence of Woman|W. L. George
Kitty's youth would shore up the debacle, suspend it indefinitely.The Drums Of Jeopardy|Harold MacGrath
Even then the final hour might have been indefinitely postponed but for the revolt of Ramirez, one of Artigas's own chieftains.Uruguay|W. H. Koebel
The recorded action in the House of Representatives on this bill was, "And that said bill be indefinitely postponed."History of the Washington National Monument and of the Washington National Monument Society|Frederick Loviad Harvey
British Dictionary definitions for indefinitely (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for indefinitely (2 of 2)
- too numerous to countindefinite stamens
- capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a floweran indefinite inflorescence