What does finite mean?

Definitions for finite
ˈfaɪ naɪtfi·nite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finite(adj)

    bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent

  2. finite(adj)

    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

  1. finite(Adjective)

    Limited, constrained by bounds, impermanent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finite(adj)

    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

  1. 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.]

How to pronounce finite?

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How to say finite in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of finite in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Gibbs:

    Infinite growth on a finite planet is suicide.

  2. David Schmerler:

    They only have a finite number of these transporter erector launchers (TELs), there is no evidence that they can manufacture them, and they don't want to burn through their trucks (during missile tests).

  3. Cometan:

    All but divine is finite.

  4. Professor Lattanzio:

    There’s a small but finite survival fraction, that is all bacteria needs. They reproduce very quickly.

  5. Unknown:

    Astronomers say the universe is finite, which is a comforting thought for those people who can't remember where they leave things.

Images & Illustrations of finite

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