[adj] - (grammar) of verbs 2. [adj] - bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
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(Finite / non finite) This word applies only to certain verbs. A verb in a sentence can exist on its own as in these examples: 'It's good to exercise' or 'I enjoy exercising'. In each of these sentences, the form of the verb is termed non-finite. Alternatively - and every complete grammatical sente...
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is used to describe substances that are found in limited amounts e.g. oil
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a form of a verb that can occur as the head of a sentence. In Sam wants to leave, wants is finite, leave is non-finite.
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Fi'nite adjective [ Latin finitus , past participle of finire . See Finish , and confer Fine , adjective ] Having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded; -- opposed to infinite
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adjective bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
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• (a.) Having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded; -- opposed to infinite; as, finite number; finite existence; a finite being; a finite mind; finite duration.
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Limited in extent or scope. In mathematics, a finite set is such that the number of elements it contains can be described by a natural number. For instance, the set of integers between -18 and 5 is finite, because it has a natural number (17) of elements. The set of all prime numbers, on the other h...
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For the notion of finiteness as applied to classes and cardinal numbers, see the article cardinal number. An ordered class (see order) which is finite is called a finite sequence or finite series. In mathematical analysis, any fixed real number (or complex number) is called finite, in distinction fr...
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(grammar) In grammar, a verb that has a subject by which it is limited by tense, number, and person; for example is is singular, and worked is past tense. The infinitive forms (to be, to work) and participles and g...
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1) Bounded 2) Countable 3) Delimited 4) Exhaustible 5) Having limits 6) Impermanent 7) Limited 8) Mortal
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A verb that is inflected by the subject.
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