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5 dicționare găsite pentru indefinite
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indefinite \In*def"i*nite\, a. [L. indefinitus. See In- not,
     and Definite.]
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     1. Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not
        explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise;
        uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite
        time, plan, etc.
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              It were to be wished that . . . men would leave off
              that indefinite way of vouching, "the chymists say
              this," or "the chymists affirm that." --Boyle.
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              The time of this last is left indefinite. --Dryden.
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     2. Having no determined or certain limits; large and
        unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as, indefinite
        space; the indefinite extension of a straight line.
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              Though it is not infinite, it may be indefinite;
              though it is not boundless in itself, it may be so
              to human comprehension.               --Spectator.
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     3. Boundless; infinite. [R.]
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              Indefinite and omnipresent God,
              Inhabiting eternity.                  --W. Thompson
                                                    (1745).
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     4. (Bot.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular
        enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower,
        and the like. Also, indeterminate.
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     Indefinite article (Gram.), the word a or an, used with
        nouns to denote any one of a common or general class.
  
     Indefinite inflorescence. (Bot.) See Indeterminate
        inflorescence, under Indeterminate.
  
     Indefinite proposition (Logic), a statement whose subject
        is a common term, with nothing to indicate distribution or
        nondistribution; as, Man is mortal.
  
     Indefinite term (Logic), a negative term; as, the not-good.
  
     Syn: Inexplicit; vague; uncertain; unsettled; indeterminate;
          loose; equivocal; inexact; approximate.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  indefinite
       adj 1: 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" [ant: definite]
       2: not decided or not known; "were indefinite about their
          plans"; "plans are indefinite"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  134 Moby Thesaurus words for "indefinite":
     abstract, aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous,
     anarchic, baffling, baggy, bewildering, bland, blear, bleared,
     bleary, blobby, blurred, blurry, boundless, broad, chance, chancy,
     chaotic, characterless, collective, confused, confusing, cryptic,
     dark, dim, disordered, disorderly, endless, enduring, equivocal,
     faint, featureless, feeble, filmy, foggy, formless, fuzzy, general,
     generalized, generic, half-seen, half-visible, hazy, hesitant,
     hit-or-miss, ill-defined, immeasurable, imprecise, inaccurate,
     incalculable, inchoate, incoherent, inconspicuous, inconstant,
     indecisive, indefinable, indelible, indestructible, indeterminable,
     indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, ineffaceable,
     ineradicable, inexact, inexplicit, infinite, inform, kaleidoscopic,
     lax, limitless, loose, low-profile, lumpen, measureless,
     merely glimpsed, misty, mystifying, nebulous, neutral, nondescript,
     nonspecific, obscure, orderless, out of focus, pale, permanent,
     puzzling, random, semivisible, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless,
     shilly-shallying, stochastic, sub judice, sweeping, unbounded,
     uncertain, uncharacterized, unclear, uncountable, uncounted,
     undecided, undefinable, undefined, undestined, undestroyable,
     undetermined, undifferentiated, unerasable, unfixed, unknown,
     unlimited, unmeasured, unordered, unorganized, unplain,
     unrecognizable, unsettled, unspecific, unspecified, unsure,
     vacillating, vague, veiled, wavering, weak, wide, wishy-washy  
     
Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  INDEFINITE. That which is undefined; uncertain.
  
  

Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at 
  pleasure. 
       2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, 
  any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act 
  unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite 
  number. 
  
  

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