Definition of ad infinitum in English:

ad infinitum


  • Again and again in the same way; forever.

    ‘registration is for seven years and may be renewed ad infinitum’
    • ‘The good doctor says that if you print money ad infinitum, the market will go up and the dollar will go down.’
    • ‘It is their arrogance that guarantees their failures (or limited success) will repeat ad infinitum.’
    forever, for ever and ever, evermore, always, for all time, till the end of time, in perpetuity
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Latin, literally ‘to infinity’.


ad infinitum

/ˌad ɪnfɪˈnʌɪtəm/