Associations to the word «Indefinite»


INDEFINITE, adjective. Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
INDEFINITE, adjective. Vague or unclear.
INDEFINITE, adjective. Undecided or uncertain.
INDEFINITE, adjective. (mathematics) An integral without specified limits.
INDEFINITE ADJECTIVE, noun. An indefinite pronoun used as a determiner.
INDEFINITE ADJECTIVES, noun. Plural of indefinite adjective
INDEFINITE ARTICLE, noun. (grammar) A word preceding a noun to indicate that the noun refers to any member of the class of objects named by the noun.
INDEFINITE ARTICLES, noun. Plural of indefinite article
INDEFINITE BLOCK, noun. A block with no expiration set.
INDEFINITE CALL SIGN, noun. (military) A call sign which does not represent a specific facility, command, authority, activity, or unit, but which may represent any one or any group of these.
INDEFINITE INTEGRAL, noun. (mathematics) A function whose derivative is a given function; an antiderivative
INDEFINITE INTEGRALS, noun. Plural of indefinite integral
INDEFINITE PRONOUN, noun. (grammar) A pronoun that does not specify the identity of its referent.

Dictionary definition

INDEFINITE, adjective. Vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal".
INDEFINITE, adjective. Not decided or not known; "were indefinite about their plans"; "plans are indefinite".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky