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Definitions of infinitive

  1. formed with the infinitive; "an infinitive phrase" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the uninflected form of the verb Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not having inflections to indicate tense Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An infinitive form of the verb; a verb in the infinitive mood; the infinitive mood. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. In the manner of an infinitive mood. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Without limitation of person or number; applied to that verb form which simply expresses the general sense of the verb. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The infinitive verb form; as, to sing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Unlimited, unrestricted: the mood of the verb which expresses the idea without person or number. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. INFINITIVELY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Denoting the mood which expresses idea without person or number. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Without limitation of person or number. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The infinitive mode; as, to love. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Not limiting; expressing the mere action of the verb without limitation of person or number. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The infinitive mood. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Denoting that part of a verb which expresses the action without the limitation of person or number, as, to run. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. in-fin'it-iv, adj. (lit.) unlimited, unrestricted: (gram.) the mood of the verb which expresses the idea without person or number.--adj. INFINIT[=I]'VAL.--adv. INFIN'ITIVELY. [Fr.,--L. infinitivus.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. (Form of the verb) that expresses the verbal notion without predicating it of any subject (e.g. see, to see). Hence infinitival a. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. Unconfined, belonging to that mode of a verb which expresses the action or being indeterminately. Complete Dictionary
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