# Dictionary Definition

finite adj

1 bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or
temporal extent [ant: infinite]

2 of verbs; relating to forms of the verb that
are limited in time by a tense and (usually) show agreement with
number and person [ant: infinite]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Pronunciation

- ˈfaɪnaɪt

### Adjective

- Limited, constrained by bounds, impermanent

#### Antonyms

#### Translations

limited

#### Related terms

## Italian

### Adjective

finite p### Verb form

finite- second-person plural present tense of finire
- second-person plural imperative of finire
- plural feminine past participle of finire

# Extensive Definition

Finite is the opposite of infinite. It may refer
to:

- Having a finite number of elements: finite set
- Being a finite number, so not equal to \pm\infty; all real numbers are finite
- In a stronger sense, being a value that is neither infinite nor infinitesimal or zero; in this sense all real numbers except 0 are finite
- Having a finite size
- In physics jargon, finite can mean either non-infinite or non-zero.
- A finite state machine or finite automaton is a model of behavior composed of states, transitions and actions.
- Finite verb
- Finitude, or the end of existence for an individual on this earth (death).

finite in German: Fini

finite in French: Fini

finite in Korean: 유한

finite in Italian: Finito

finite in Simple English: Finite

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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anthropological,
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