Definition of finitely in US English:



  • See finite

    • ‘He showed that a finitely generated group in which the order of every element divides 6 must be finite.’
    • ‘Euclid's geometry is an example of a finitely axiomatized theory: it involves a fixed number of proper axioms (together with a few definitions and general principles).’
    • ‘The program may be complicated, but it can only be finitely long.’
    • ‘He only accepted mathematical objects that could be constructed finitely from the intuitively given set of natural numbers.’
    • ‘When laboratory subjects are not allowed to communicate, their behavior closely approximates the behavior that is predicted using finitely repeated, non-cooperative game theory.’