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# infinite

[in-fuh-nit]
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## Origin of infinite

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

## Antonyms for infinite

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British Dictionary definitions for quasi-infinite

## infinite

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)
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Word Origin and History for quasi-infinite

## infinite

late 14c., "eternal, limitless," also "extremely great in number," from Old French infinit "endless, boundless," and directly from Latin infinitus "unbounded, unlimited," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + finitus "defining, definite," from finis "end" (see finish). The noun meaning "that which is infinite" is from 1580s.

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quasi-infinite in Science

## 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.