infinitively meaning, infinitively definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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infinitive

  

      n     (Grammar)   a form of the verb not inflected for grammatical categories such as tense and person and used without an overt subject. In English, the infinitive usually consists of the word to followed by the verb  
   infinitival             adj  
  infinitively, infinitivally      adv  
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