### What does **finite** mean?

# Definitions for finite

ˈfaɪ naɪtfi·nite

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### Princeton's WordNet

finiteadjective

bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent

finiteadjective

of verbs; relating to forms of the verb that are limited in time by a tense and (usually) show agreement with number and person

### Wiktionary

finiteadjective

Limited, constrained by bounds, impermanent

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

FINITEadjective

Limited; bounded; terminated.

**Etymology:**finitus, Latin.Servius conceives no more thereby than a

*finite*number for indefinite.*Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iv. c. 12.**Finite*of any magnitude holds not any proportion to infinite.*John Locke.*That supposed infinite duration will, by the very supposition, be limited at two extremes, though never so remote asunder, and consequently must needs be

*finite.**Richard Bentley, Serm.*

### ChatGPT

finite

Finite refers to something that is limited or restricted in size, quantity, or extent; contrary to infinite, which means limitless or endless. Finite could describe a state, existence, or resource that is bounded, countable, or exhaustible, whether in terms of quantity, time, space, or degree.

### Webster Dictionary

Finiteadjective

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

**Etymology:**[L. finitus, p. p. of finire. See Finish, and cf. Fine, a.]

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Finite

fī′nīt,

*adj.*having an end or limit: subject to limitations or conditions, as time, space—opp. to*Infinite*(q.v.).—*adj.***Fī′nīteless**, without end or limit.—*adv.***Fī′nītely**.—*ns.***Fī′nīteness**,**Fin′itūde**. [L.*finītus*, pa.p. of*finīre*.]

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of finite in Chaldean Numerology is:

**6**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of finite in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**9**

### Examples of finite in a Sentence

There's only a

**finite**amount of investment-grade wine produced every year and through consumption, that amount decreases over time, in the case of fine wine, with more countries becoming wine drinking cultures, as well as wealth being created around the world, the demand keeps increasing.In

**finite**growth on a**finite**planet is suicide.For security reasons, I won't pinpoint where The American forces will flow, it is important( that) groups, such as ISIS, don't have an exact map of our whereabouts, but instead we use our

**finite**resources on the continent to adjust swiftly, efficiently, and employ with maximum effect.How can

**finite**grasp infinityI don’t care if it’s wind, solar, biomass — they all have their shortcomings…for biomass, the most limiting factor about our industry is that there’s a

**finite**amount of waste in the United States.

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- محدودArabic
- кра́ен, ограни́ченBulgarian
- finitCatalan, Valencian
- konečnýCzech
- endlichGerman
- πεπερασμένοGreek
- limitado, finitoSpanish
- lõplikEstonian
- rajallinen, finiittinen, päättyvä, äärellinenFinnish
- finiFrench
- végesHungarian
- finitoItalian
- סופיHebrew
- 有限, 限られたJapanese
- eindigDutch
- endelig, avsluttetNorwegian
- skończony, ograniczonyPolish
- finitoPortuguese
- limitat, care are limită, finitRomanian
- ограни́ченный, коне́чныйRussian
- ograničen, konačan, коначан, ограниченSerbo-Croatian
- begränsad, ändligSwedish

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