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noun, Grammar.
a clause containing an infinitive as its main or only verb form, as to speak clearly in Try to speak clearly.


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  • Infinitive marker

    noun 1. (grammar) a word or affix occurring with the verb stem in the infinitive, such as to in to make

  • Infinitize

    [in-fin-i-tahyz] /ɪnˈfɪn ɪˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), infinitized, infinitizing. 1. to free from limitations of space, time, circumstance, etc.; cause to become .

  • Infinitude

    [in-fin-i-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈfɪn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/ noun 1. infinity: divine infinitude. 2. an infinite extent, amount, or number. /ɪnˈfɪnɪˌtjuːd/ noun 1. the state or quality of being infinite 2. an infinite extent, quantity, degree, etc n. 1640s, from Medieval Latin *infinitudo, from Latin infinitus on model of multitudo, magnitudo; see infinite. Cf. French infinitude (1610s).

  • Infinitum

    noun forever, infinity, boundlessness Word Origin Latin infinitas ‘endlessness’

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