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finite

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīnītus, perfect passive participle of fīniō (I finish; I terminate), from fīnis (boundary).

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AdjectiveEdit

finite (comparative more finite, superlative most finite)

  1. Having an end or limit; constrained by bounds.
  2. (grammar, as opposed to infinite) limited by person or number. [from 19th c.]
    The "goes" in "he goes" is a finite form of a verb

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EsperantoEdit

AdverbEdit

finite

  1. past adverbial passive participle of fini

InterlinguaEdit

ParticipleEdit

finite

  1. past participle of finir

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

finite f pl

  1. feminine plural of finito

VerbEdit

finite

  1. second-person plural present of finire
  2. second-person plural imperative of finire
  3. plural feminine past participle of finire

LatinEdit

AdverbEdit

fīnīte (not comparable)

  1. To a certain extent, within limits; limited.
  2. Definitely, specifically.

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