Origin of infinitive
Examples from the Web for infinitively
Historical Examples of infinitively
One finds his dream of the beloved changed and infinitively endeared to him.The Hive
Will Levington Comfort
"simple, uninflected form of a verb," 1510s (mid-15c. as an adjective), from Late Latin infinitivus "unlimited, indefinite," from Latin infinitus (see infinite). "Indefinite" because not having definite person or number.
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.”