# finite

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### Pronunciation[change]

## Adjective[change]

Positive |
Comparative |
Superlative |

- If something is
**finite**, it has a limit. It doesn't keep going forever.*This problem has a***finite**number of correct answers.*There is a***finite**amount of energy in the universe.

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*grammar*) A**finite**clause is one that has a verb in present or past tense or is imperative or subjunctive.*Main clauses are always***finite**, but subordinate clauses can be**finite**or non-**finite**.*In the sentence "I want to go to the store", "to go to the store" is a non-finite clause.*