VIDEO FOR INFINITIVE
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Origin of infinitive
OTHER WORDS FROM infinitivein·fin·i·tive·ly, adverb
Words nearby infinitive
Example sentences from the Web for infinitive
The Anglo-Saxon infinitive inflection is lost in the present English, except in certain provincial dialects.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
For the infinitive clause replacing a that-clause as object, see 324325.An Advanced English Grammar with Exercises|George Lyman Kittredge
To be sure, the infinitive still stands in the place of the participle and the imperative in by far the great majority of cases.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
The student will note that the infinitive (scran) is here employed as a present participle after a verb of motion (cwman).Anglo-Saxon Grammar and Exercise Book|C. Alphonso Smith
The rest as the pluperfect of gwîl, or of menny, to will, with the infinitive.A Handbook of the Cornish Language|Henry Jenner
British Dictionary definitions for infinitive
Derived forms of infinitiveinfinitival (ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtaɪvəl), adjectiveinfinitively or infinitivally, adverb
Cultural definitions for infinitive
The simple or dictionary form of a verb: walk, think, fly, exist. Often the word to marks a verb as an infinitive: “to walk,” “to think,” “to fly,” “to exist.”