infinitive clause


noun Grammar.

a clause containing an infinitive as its main or only verb form, as to speak clearly in Try to speak clearly.

Nearby words

  1. infinitely,
  2. infinitesimal,
  3. infinitesimal calculus,
  4. infinitival,
  5. infinitive,
  6. infinitive marker,
  7. infinitively,
  8. infinitize,
  9. infinitude,
  10. infinitum

Also called infinitive phrase.

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