English - Vietnamese Dictionary
finite /'fainait/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- có hạn; có chừng; hạn chế
- (ngôn ngữ học) có ngôi (động từ)
+bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
+of verbs; relating to forms of the verb that are limited in time by a tense and (usually) show agreement with number and person
Advanced English Dictionary
limited, bounded, bound, restricted, delimited, numerable, countable:
It has been shown that there are a finite number of grains of sand in the universe.
1 having a definite limit or fixed size: a finite number of possibilities + The world's resources are finite.
2 (grammar) a finite verb form or CLAUSE shows a particular tense, PERSON and NUMBER: 'Am', 'is', 'are', 'was' and 'were' are the finite forms of 'be'; 'being', and 'been' are the non-finite forms.
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