Definitions for indefinite
ɪnˈdɛf ə nɪtin·def·i·nite
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indefinite.
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"
not decided or not known
"were indefinite about their plans"; "plans are indefinite"
Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
Vague or unclear.
Undecided or uncertain.
An integral without specified limits.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: indefinitus, Latin; indefinit, Fr.
Though a position should be wholly rejected, yet that negative is more pregnant of direction than an indefinite; as ashes are more generative than dust. Francis Bacon, Essays.
Her advancement was left indefinite; but thus, that it should be as great as ever any former queen of England had. Francis Bacon.
Tragedy and picture are more narrowly circumscribed by place and time than the epick poem: the time of this last is left indefinite. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
Though it is not infinite, it may be indefinite; though it is not boundless in itself, it may be so to human comprehension. Spectator.
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
having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight line
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
in-def′i-nit, adj. not limited: not precise or certain: (logic) indeterminate in logical quantity.—adv. Indef′initely.—n. Indef′initeness.
The numerical value of indefinite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of indefinite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Permanent means indefinite. It doesn’t necessarily mean permanent, we can repeal it as well, but we are only allowed to have a temporary rule for 180 days, and anything that goes beyond 180 days, we cannot extend it.
Those who cannot tell what they desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes.
It is now for an indefinite period.
We still have individuals who are working off the old normal. And thats terrifying, this is going to be the new normal for an indefinite period into the future if you dont, excuse my language, pull your head out of your ass and stay home for two weeks.
This should never have happened, the manager seen in the video has been placed on indefinite leave, as a result, we immediately revised our dress code policy so that children 12 years old and younger, who are accompanied by an adult, will not be subject to a dress code at any Atlas property.
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- indefinitCatalan, Valencian
- ylimalkainen, ääretön, epämääräinen, epävarma, määrittelemätönFinnish
- niewyraźny, nieoznaczona, nieograniczony, nieokreślonyPolish
- неопределённый, бесконечный, неясный, безграничный, неограниченныйRussian
- obestämd, oklarSwedish
- غیر معینہUrdu
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