What does Indefinite mean?

Definitions for Indefinite
ɪnˈdɛf ə nɪtIn·def·i·nite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefinite(adj)

    vague or not clearly defined or stated

    "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"

  2. indefinite(adj)

    not decided or not known

    "were indefinite about their plans"; "plans are indefinite"

Wiktionary

  1. indefinite(Adjective)

    Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.

  2. indefinite(Adjective)

    Vague or unclear.

  3. indefinite(Adjective)

    Undecided or uncertain.

  4. indefinite(Adjective)

    An integral without specified limits.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indefinite(adj)

    not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc

  2. Indefinite(adj)

    having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight line

  3. Indefinite(adj)

    boundless; infinite

  4. Indefinite(adj)

    too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indefinite

    in-def′i-nit, adj. not limited: not precise or certain: (logic) indeterminate in logical quantity.—adv. Indef′initely.—n. Indef′initeness.

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Indefinite in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Indefinite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Indefinite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Indefinite in a Sentence

  1. Michael Tan:

    This ruling means the Trump administration cannot use indefinite detention as a weapon to punish and deter asylum seekers.

  2. Carol Sommerfelt:

    This definitely reflects on the technology used all those years ago and its ability to preserve the embryos for future use under an indefinite time frame.

  3. Gilson Pelicioni:

    It is now for an indefinite period.

  4. David Stockton:

    Yellen will have a noticeable faction of the committee that's anxious to tighten again, they will need to be persuaded that the process is still in place, that this is not an indefinite pause.

  5. Steve Vladeck:

    The number of asylum seekers who will remain in potentially indefinite detention pending disposition of their cases will be almost entirely a question of DHS's detention capacity, and not whether the individual circumstances of individual cases warrant release or detention.

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Translations for Indefinite

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  • indefinitCatalan, Valencian
  • neurčitýCzech
  • ylimalkainen, määrittelemätön, epävarma, epämääräinen, ääretönFinnish
  • indefinitoItalian
  • 不定Japanese
  • nenoteiktsLatvian
  • niewyraźny, nieograniczony, nieokreślony, nieoznaczonaPolish
  • бесконечный, неопределённый, неясный, безграничный, неограниченныйRussian
  • obestämd, oklarSwedish
  • காலவரையற்றTamil
  • безстроковийUkrainian
  • غیر معینہUrdu

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    • A. schlockmeister
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