Infinitive

Definition of Infinitive

In`fin´i`tive
n.1.Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined.
Infinitive mood
(Gram.) that form of the verb which merely names the action, and performs the office of a verbal noun. Some grammarians make two forms in English: (a) The simple form, as, speak, go, hear, before which to is commonly placed, as, to speak; to go; to hear. (b) The form of the imperfect participle, called the infinitive in -ing; as, going is as easy as standing.
1.(Gram.) An infinitive form of the verb; a verb in the infinitive mood; the infinitive mood.
adv.1.(Gram.) In the manner of an infinitive mood.

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