infinite

[ in-fuh-nit ]
/ ˈɪn fə nɪt /

adjective

noun

Origin of infinite

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin infīnītus boundless. See in-3, finite

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British Dictionary definitions for infinitely

infinite

/ (ˈɪnfɪnɪt) /

adjective

  1. having no limits or boundaries in time, space, extent, or magnitude
  2. (as noun; preceded by the)the infinite
extremely or immeasurably great or numerousinfinite wealth
all-embracing, absolute, or totalGod's infinite wisdom
maths
  1. having an unlimited number of digits, factors, terms, members, etcan infinite series
  2. (of a set) able to be put in a one-to-one correspondence with part of itself
  3. (of an integral) having infinity as one or both limits of integrationCompare finite (def. 2)

Derived Forms

infinitely, adverbinfiniteness, noun
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Science definitions for infinitely

infinite

[ ĭnfə-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.

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