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Definition 1: the unlimited expanse in which everything is located - [noun denoting tops]

Samples where infinite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
  • the boundless regions of the infinite

Synonyms for infinite in the sense of this definition

(infinite is a kind of ...) an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

(... is a kind of infinite ) physical space independent of what occupies it

(... is a kind of infinite ) (physics) an ideal space in which the coordinate dimensions represent the variables that are required to describe a system or substance

"a multidimensional phase space"

(... is a kind of infinite ) (mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind

"assume that the topological space is finite dimensional"

(... is a kind of infinite ) any location outside the Earth's atmosphere

"the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether" "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"

(infinite is a part of ...) a point or extent in space

(infinite is a part of ...) the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole

Definition 2: having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where infinite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the infinite ingenuity of man
  • infinite wealth

(infinite is similar to ...) seemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent

"unbounded enthusiasm" "children with boundless energy" "a limitless supply of money"

(infinite is similar to ...) having no known beginning and presumably no end

"the dateless rise and fall of the tides" "time is endless" "sempiternal truth"

(infinite is similar to ...) infinitely great in number

"endless waves"

(infinite is similar to ...) that cannot be entirely consumed or used up

"an inexhaustible supply of coal"

(means also ...) not subject to death

Definition 3: (of verbs) not having tense, person, or number (as a participle or gerund or infinitive) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where infinite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • infinite verb form

Synonyms for infinite in the sense of this definition

(infinite belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 4: total and all-embracing - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where infinite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • God's infinite wisdom

(infinite is similar to ...) perfect or complete or pure

"absolute loyalty" "absolute silence" "absolute truth" "absolute alcohol"

Definition 5: too numerous to be counted - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where infinite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • countless hours
  • an infinite number of reasons
  • innumerable difficulties
  • the multitudinous seas
  • myriad stars

Synonyms for infinite in the sense of this definition

(infinite is similar to ...) not able to be computed or enumerated

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