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Etymology

From Late Latin infinitivus, from infinitus

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɪnfɪnɪtɪv/ or /ɪnfɪnətɪv/

Noun

Singular
infinitive

Plural
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infinitive ({{{1}}})
  1. (grammar) The uninflected form of a verb. In English, this is usually formed with the verb stem preceded by 'to'. e.g. 'to sit'
  2. (grammar) A verbal noun formed from the infinitive of a verb

Translations

See also

Adjective

infinitive (uncomparable)

  1. (grammar) Formed with the infinitive

French

Adjective

infinitive

  1. feminine of infinitif

Noun

infinitive f.

  1. infinitive clause (=proposition infinitive)

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