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  • Def: Finite 1. having bounds or limits; not infinite; measurable; 2. subject to limitations or conditions, as of space, time, circumstances, or the laws of nature; 3. Mathematics. (of a set of elements) capable of being completely counted; not infinite or infinitesimal; not zero;

  • Origin: 1410, from L. finitus, pp. of finire "to limit, set bounds, end," from finis (see finish);

  • Synonyms: bounded, limited, circumscribed, restricted.
Source: Unabridged