### What does **Infinity** mean?

# Definitions for **Infinity**

ɪnˈfɪn ɪ tiIn·fin·i·ty

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **Infinity**.

### Princeton's WordNet

eternity, infinity(noun)

time without end

### Wiktionary

infinity(Noun)

Limitlessness, unlimitedness, something which is growing without limits or bounds.

**Etymology:**From Latin infinitas, unlimitedness, from negative prefix in-, not, + finis, end, + noun of state suffix -tasinfinity(Noun)

A number that has an infinite numerical value that cannot be counted.

**Etymology:**From Latin infinitas, unlimitedness, from negative prefix in-, not, + finis, end, + noun of state suffix -tasinfinity(Noun)

A number which is very large compared to some characteristic number. For example, in optics, an object which is much further away than the focal length of a lens is said to be "at infinity", as the distance of the image from the lens varies very little as the distance increases further.

**Etymology:**From Latin infinitas, unlimitedness, from negative prefix in-, not, + finis, end, + noun of state suffix -tasinfinity(Noun)

The symbol ∞.

**Etymology:**From Latin infinitas, unlimitedness, from negative prefix in-, not, + finis, end, + noun of state suffix -tas

### Webster Dictionary

Infinity(noun)

unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity

**Etymology:**[L. infinitas; pref. in- not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit. See Finite.]Infinity(noun)

unlimited capacity, energy, excellence, or knowledge; as, the infinity of God and his perfections

**Etymology:**[L. infinitas; pref. in- not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit. See Finite.]Infinity(noun)

endless or indefinite number; great multitude; as an infinity of beauties

**Etymology:**[L. infinitas; pref. in- not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit. See Finite.]Infinity(noun)

a quantity greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind

**Etymology:**[L. infinitas; pref. in- not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit. See Finite.]Infinity(noun)

that part of a line, or of a plane, or of space, which is infinitely distant. In modern geometry, parallel lines or planes are sometimes treated as lines or planes meeting at infinity

**Etymology:**[L. infinitas; pref. in- not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit. See Finite.]

### Freebase

Infinity

Infinity refers to something without any limit, and is a concept relevant in a number of fields, predominantly mathematics and physics. The English word infinity derives from Latin infinitas, which can be translated as "unboundedness", itself calqued from the Greek word apeiros, meaning "endless". In mathematics, "infinity" is often treated as if it were a number but it is not the same sort of number as the real numbers. In number systems incorporating infinitesimals, the reciprocal of an infinitesimal is an infinite number, i.e., a number greater than any real number. Georg Cantor formalized many ideas related to infinity and infinite sets during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In the theory he developed, there are infinite sets of different sizes. For example, the set of integers is countably infinite, while the infinite set of real numbers is uncountable.

### The New Hacker's Dictionary

infinity

1. The largest value that can be represented in a particular type of variable (register, memory location, data type, whatever). 2. minus infinity: The smallest such value, not necessarily or even usually the simple negation of plus infinity. In N-bit twos-complement arithmetic, infinity is 2N-1 - 1 but minus infinity is - (2N-1), not -(2N-1 - 1). Note also that this is different from time T equals minus infinity, which is closer to a mathematician's usage of infinity.

### Editors Contribution

infinity

A known number, symbol and amount.

Infinity always has existence.

Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020

### Suggested Resources

infinity

The infinity symbol -- In this

**Symbols.com**article you will learn about the meaning of the infinity symbol and its characteristic.infinity

Song lyrics by infinity -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by infinity on the

**Lyrics.com**website.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of Infinity in Chaldean Numerology is:

**8**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of Infinity in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**7**

### Examples of Infinity in a Sentence

Hey Marvel I have an idea for a superhero, it’s me, and guess what, I have an

**infinity**stone on the tip of my weiner.I have a lot of people pushing me, why? Why does it need to be 80 (percent) as opposed to 120, or 40? What's the evidence? i have just lost my ability to have any economic conviction around that as an anchor. Definitely it should not go to

**infinity**.H.P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu":

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of

**infinity**, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.Despite the boredom of the

**infinity**, we want life not shorter than the eternity!AI is a paradigm shift. Hope we embrace it vs on the mercy of others. It is automation raise to the power

**infinity**and much more...

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

## Translations for **Infinity**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- oneindigheidAfrikaans
- ما لا نهايةArabic
- অসীমAssamese
- অসীমBengali
- infinitatCatalan, Valencian
- nekonečnoCzech
- anfeidreddWelsh
- uendelighedDanish
- UnendlichkeitGerman
- άπειροGreek
- malfinioEsperanto
- infinidad, infinitoSpanish
- lõpmatusEstonian
- infinituBasque
- بی نهایتPersian
- ääretön, rajattomuus, loputtomuus, äärettömyysFinnish
- infinité, infiniFrench
- éigríochIrish
- neuyerinaghtManx
- אֵינְסוֹףHebrew
- अनंत, अनन्तताHindi
- végtelenségHungarian
- անսահմանությունArmenian
- ananta, tak hingga, tak terbatasIndonesian
- óendanleikiIcelandic
- infinitoItalian
- אינסוףHebrew
- 無限, 無限大Japanese
- უსასრულობაGeorgian
- ಅನಂತKannada
- 무한, 無限Korean
- bêdawîKurdish
- infinitumLatin
- begalybėLithuanian
- bezgalībaLatvian
- tsiefaMalagasy
- അനന്തതMalayalam
- хязгааргүйMongolian
- अनंतMarathi
- infiniti, ketidakterhinggaanMalay
- oneindigheidDutch
- uendelighetNorwegian
- nieskończonośćPolish
- infinito, infinidadePortuguese
- nesfârșit, infinit, infinitateRomanian
- бесконе́чность, безграни́чность, бесконечностьRussian
- agálašvuohtaNorthern Sami
- bȅskonačnōst, бескрајност, beskrajnost, бесконачностSerbo-Croatian
- pafundësiAlbanian
- oändlighet, oändlighetstecken, ändlös, oändligSwedish
- முடிவிலிTamil
- అనంతంTelugu
- อนันต์Thai
- awangganTagalog
- sonsuz, sonsuzlukTurkish
- нескінченністьUkrainian
- انفینٹیUrdu
- cheksizlikUzbek
- vô cựcVietnamese
- ומענדיקייַטYiddish
- 无穷Chinese

### Get even more translations for Infinity »

### Translation

#### Find a translation for the **Infinity** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)

### Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

## Citation

#### Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

"Infinity." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 20 Oct. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Infinity>.