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# infinite

[ **in**-f*uh*-nit ]

## adjective

- immeasurably great:
*an infinite capacity for forgiveness.***Synonyms:**tremendous, immense, enormous - indefinitely or exceedingly great:
*infinite sums of money.* - unlimited or unmeasurable in extent of space, duration of time, etc.:
*the infinite nature of outer space.* - unbounded or unlimited; boundless; endless:
*God's infinite mercy.* *Mathematics.*- not finite.
- (of a set) having elements that can be put into one-to-one correspondence with a subset that is not the given set.

## noun

- something that is infinite.
*Mathematics.*an infinite quantity or magnitude.- the boundless regions of space.
**the Infinite (Being),**God.

infinite

/ ˈɪnfɪnɪt /

## adjective

- having no limits or boundaries in time, space, extent, or magnitude
- (
*as noun;*preceded by*the*)*the infinite*

- extremely or immeasurably great or numerous
*infinite wealth* - all-embracing, absolute, or total
*God's infinite wisdom* - maths
- having an unlimited number of digits, factors, terms, members, etc
*an infinite series* - (of a set) able to be put in a one-to-one correspondence with part of itself
- (of an integral) having infinity as one or both limits of integration Compare finite

infinite

/ ĭn**′**fə-nĭt /

- Relating to a set that can be put into a one-to-one correspondence with some proper subset of its own members.
- Relating to or being a numerical quantity describing the size of such a set.
- Being without an upper or lower numerical bound.

## Derived Forms

**ˈinfinitely**, adverb**ˈinfiniteness**, noun

## Other Words From

**infi·nite·ly**adverb**infi·nite·ness**noun**non·infi·nite**adjective noun**non·infi·nite·ly**adverb**non·infi·nite·ness**noun**quasi-infi·nite**adjective**quasi-infi·nite·ly**adverb**super·infi·nite**adjective**super·infi·nite·ly**adverb**super·infi·nite·ness**noun**un·infi·nite**adjective**un·infi·nite·ly**adverb**un·infi·nite·ness**noun

## Word History and Origins

Origin of infinite^{1}

## Example Sentences

Only by using a technique dubbed “renormalization,” which involved carefully concealing infinite quantities, could researchers sidestep bogus predictions.

Now Jayadev Athreya, David Aulicino and Patrick Hooper have shown that an infinite number of such paths do in fact exist on the dodecahedron.

The technique effectively helps mathematicians solve problems — some with infinite possibilities — by turning them into discrete, finite problems.

The photon is massless, and so electromagnetism has an infinite range.

As a consequence, inflation can’t help but produce a multiverse — a technicolor existence with an infinite variety of pocket universes, one of which we call home.

He asked the first local he could find if he had arrived on an island, and was assured that he had, but that it was infinite.

He was informed indeed he had, however the island was infinite.

It is the principle of infinite compossibility—the idea that no two things must rule each other out.

The Infinity Stones are six magical stones that, when inserted into the Infinity Gauntlet, grant the wearer infinite power.

Teasers to Reverse Flash and Crisis on Infinite Earths will appease geeky fanboys.

What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?

I see no infinite goodness here, but only the infinite foolishness of sentimental superstition.

There were infinite possibilities for "the greaser" to pocket a goodly share of the profits, and "cover up his tracks."

He took infinite pains with everything and his enthusiasm knew no bounds.

Miss Anne went on to talk of Jean, a miraculous infant of infinite graces and accomplishments.

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