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finite verb

fi·nite verb
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahy-nahyt vurb]
    • /ˈfaɪ naɪt vɜrb/
    • /ˈfaɪ.naɪt vɜːb/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-nahyt vurb]
    • /ˈfaɪ naɪt vɜrb/

Definition of finite verb words

  • noun finite verb a verb form that distinguishes person, number, and tense, and also mood or aspect, as opens in She opens the door. 1

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Origin of finite verb

First appearance:

before 1785
One of the 44% newest English words
First recorded in 1785-95

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Finite verb

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

finite verb popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

finite verb usage trend in Literature

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