|1.||Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc.|
It were to be wished that . . . men would leave off that indefinite way of vouching, "the chymists say this," or "the chymists affirm that."
The time of this last is left indefinite.
|2.||Having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as, indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight line.|
|4.||(Bot.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; - said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate.|
|Adj.||1.||indefinite - vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"|
definite - precise; explicit and clearly defined; "I want a definite answer"; "a definite statement of the terms of the will"; "a definite amount"; "definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol"; "the wedding date is now definite"; "a definite drop in attendance"
|2.||indefinite - not decided or not known; "were indefinite about their plans"; "plans are indefinite"|
INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at
2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite number.
LEGACY, INDEFINITE. A bequest of things which are not enumerated or ascertained as to numbers or quantities; as, a bequest by a testator of all his goods, all his stocks in the funds. Lownd. on Leg. 84; Swinb. 485; Amb. 641; 1 P. Wms. 697.abstract, aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, baffling, baggy, bewildering, bland, blear, bleared, bleary, blobby, blurred, blurry, boundless, broad, chance, chancy, chaotic, characterless, collective, confusing, cryptic, dark, dim, disordered, disorderly, endless, enduring, equivocal, faint, featureless, feeble, filmy, foggy, formless, fuzzy, general, generalized, generic, half-seen, half-visible, hazy, hesitant, hit-or-miss, ill-defined, immeasurable, imprecise, inaccurate, incalculable, inchoate, incoherent, inconspicuous, inconstant, indecisive, indefinable, indelible, indestructible, indeterminable, indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, ineffaceable, ineradicable, inexact, inexplicit, infinite, inform, kaleidoscopic, lax, limitless, loose, low-profile, lumpen, measureless, merely glimpsed, misty, mystifying, nebulous, neutral, nondescript, nonspecific, obscure, orderless, out of focus, pale, permanent, puzzling, random, semivisible, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless, shilly-shallying, stochastic, sub judice, sweeping, unbounded, uncharacterized, unclear, uncountable, uncounted, undecided, undefinable, undefined, undestined, undestroyable, undetermined, undifferentiated, unerasable, unfixed, unknown, unlimited, unmeasured, unordered, unorganized, unplain, unrecognizable, unspecific, unspecified, vacillating, veiled, wavering, weak, wide, wishy-washy