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Webster 1913 Edition


Indeterminate

Inˊde-ter′mi-nate

,
Adj.
[L.
indeterminatus
.]
Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise;
as, an
indeterminate
number of years
.
Paley.
Inˊde-ter′mi-nate-ly
adv.
Inˊde-ter′mi-nate-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Indeterminate

INDETERM'INATE

,
Adj.
[in and determinate.]
1.
Not determinate; not settled or fixed; not definite; uncertain; as an indeterminate number of years.
2.
Not certain; not precise.

Definition 2022


indeterminate

indeterminate

English

Adjective

indeterminate (comparative more indeterminate, superlative most indeterminate)

  1. Not accurately determined or determinable.
  2. Imprecise or vague.
  3. (biology) Of growth: with no genetically defined end, and thus theoretically limitless.
  4. (botany) Of inflorescences: not topped with some form of terminal bud.
  5. intersex

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Italian

Adjective

indeterminate

  1. feminine plural of indeterminato

Latin

Adjective

indētermināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of indēterminātus

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