Translation of "finite" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈfaɪ.naɪt/ us /ˈfaɪ.naɪt/

having a limit or end

finito, limitado
The funds available for the health service are finite and we cannot afford to waste money.
We only have a finite amount of time to complete this task – we can’t continue indefinitely.

specialized language in a form that shows the tense and subject of a verb, rather than the infinitive form or a participle

In the following sentence ‘go’ is finite: ‘I often go to the cinema.’

(Translation of “finite” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈfainait/

having an end or limit

a finite range of possibilities
Human knowledge is finite, divine knowledge infinite.

(linguistics) (of a verb) having a subject


(Translation of “finite” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)