infinitive meaning

EN[ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪv] [ɪnˈfɪnətɪv]
  • Infinitive is a grammatical term used to refer to certain verb forms that exist in many languages. As with many linguistic concepts, there is not a single definition applicable to all languages.
  • In traditional descriptions of English, the infinitive is the basic dictionary form of a verb when used non-finitely, with or without the particle to.
  • In many other languages the infinitive is a single word, often with a characteristic inflective ending, such as morir ("(to) die") in Spanish, manger ("(to) eat") in French, portare ("(to) carry") in Latin, lieben ("(to) love") in German, etc.
FR infinitive
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of infinitive for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "infinitive" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 4
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 7
      Definite    ➨     Versatile