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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.]

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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. Micheal Austin:

    Internal combustion autos are dead, petroleum is a finite fuel source.

  2. Professor Lattanzio:

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

  3. Frank Herbert:

    Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase. ...The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who do survive.

  4. Martin Luther King Jr.:

    We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

  5. Unknown:

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

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. aligned
    • B. victimised
    • C. witless
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