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Definition of: finite

(fīnīt) adjective
1. Having bounds, ends, or limits, as opposed to that which is infinite.
2. That may be determined, counted, or measured.
3. Subject to creature limitations, especially those that affect human life.
4. Gram. Limited by number and person: said of verb forms that can serve as predicates in sentences: distinguished from infinitives, participles, and gerunds that have no such limitations.
5. Math. a That may be equaled or exceeded by counting: said of numbers. b Limited and determinate, in theory or by observation; not infinite or infinitesimal: said of a magnitude.
noun Finite things collectively, or that which is finite: usually with the.
[<L finitus limited; orig. pp. of finire end]
—fi′·nite·ly
adverb
—fi′nite·ness
noun

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finite field
finite group
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finite fields
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finite sets
finite amount
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