infinitive - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] linguistics 

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/ɪnˈfɪnətɪv/
singularinfinitive
pluralinfinitives
  1. the basic form of a verb. In English, this form of the verb together with the word ‘to’ in front of it is usually called a to-infinitive, and the verb form on its own is usually called a bare infinitive.