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fi·nite

 (fī′nīt′)
adj.
1.
a. Having bounds; limited: a finite list of choices; our finite fossil fuel reserves.
b. Existing, persisting, or enduring for a limited time only; impermanent.
2. Mathematics
a. Being neither infinite nor infinitesimal.
b. Having a positive or negative numerical value; not zero.
c. Possible to reach or exceed by counting. Used of a number.
d. Having a limited number of elements. Used of a set.
3. Grammar Of or relating to any of the forms of a verb that can occur on their own in a main clause and that can formally express distinctions in person, number, tense, mood, and voice, often by means of conjugation, as the verb sees in She sees the sign.
n.
A finite thing.

[Middle English finit, from Latin fīnītus, past participle of fīnīre, to limit, from fīnis, end.]

fi′nite′ly adv.
fi′nite′ness n.

finite

(ˈfaɪnaɪt)
adj
1. (Mathematics) bounded in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent: a finite difference.
2. (Mathematics) maths logic having a number of elements that is a natural number; able to be counted using the natural numbers less than some natural number. Compare denumerable, infinite4
3.
a. limited or restricted in nature: human existence is finite.
b. (as noun): the finite.
4. (Grammar) denoting any form or occurrence of a verb inflected for grammatical features such as person, number, and tense
[C15: from Latin fīnītus limited, from fīnīre to limit, end]
ˈfinitely adv
ˈfiniteness n

fi•nite

(ˈfaɪ naɪt)

adj.
1. having bounds or limits; not infinite; measurable.
2.
a. (of a set of mathematical elements) capable of being completely counted.
b. not infinite or infinitesimal.
c. not zero.
3. subject to limitations or conditions, as of space, time, circumstances, or the laws of nature.
4.
a. (of a verb form) distinguishing person, number, and tense, as well as mood or aspect, as opens in She opens the window.
b. (of a clause) containing a finite verb.
n.
5. something that is finite.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fīnītus, past participle of fīnīre to stop, limit. See fine1, -ite2]
fi′nite•ly, adv.
fi′nite•ness, n.

fi·nite

(fī′nīt′)
Having a bound or limit; not infinite or unbounded: a finite sum; a finite line segment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.finite - bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
mortal - subject to death; "mortal beings"
infinite - having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude; "the infinite ingenuity of man"; "infinite wealth"
2.finite - of verbs; relating to forms of the verb that are limited in time by a tense and (usually) show agreement with number and person
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
non-finite, infinite - of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood (as a participle or gerund or infinitive); "infinite verb form"

finite

Translations
لَه فاعِلمَحْدود
konečnýomezenýurčitý
begrænsetfinit
lõplik
äärellinenpäättyvä
ragozottvéges
í persónuhættitakmarkaîur
asmenuojamasisribotas
darbības vārda finītā formaierobežots
çekimlisınırlı

finite

[ˈfaɪnaɪt]
A. ADJ
1. (= limited) (of distance) → finito; [resources] → limitado
is the universe finite?¿el universo es finito?
to make the best use of finite resourceshacer el mejor uso posible de recursos limitados
we have only a finite amount of money to investsólo disponemos de una cantidad limitada de dinero para invertir
2. (Ling) [mood, verb] → conjugado
B. CPD finite verb Nverbo m conjugado

finite

[ˈfaɪnaɪt] adj
[number] → fini(e); [resources] → limité(e)
(GRAMMAR) [verb] → conjugué(e)

finite

adj
(= limited) set, amount, time, resourcesbegrenzt; universeendlich; a finite numbereine begrenzte Zahl; (Math) → eine endliche Zahl; coal and oil are finite resourcesKohle und Öl sind nicht erneuerbare Ressourcen; there is a finite limit to the weight a human can liftein Mensch kann höchstens ein bestimmtes Gewicht heben
(Rel, Philos) being, worldendlich
(Gram) verb, clausefinit

finite

[ˈfaɪnaɪt] adj
a. (limited) → limitato/a
b. (Gram) (verb) → finito/a

finite

(ˈfainait) adjective
1. having an end or limit. Human knowledge is finite, divine knowledge infinite.
2. (of a verb) having a subject. He speaks; I ran; She fell.

finite

a. finito-a, que tiene límites.
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