Definition of ad infinitum in English:

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ad infinitum

Pronunciation: /ˌad infəˈnīdəm/


Again and again in the same way; forever: registration is for seven years and may be renewed ad infinitum
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  • It is their arrogance that guarantees their failures (or limited success) will repeat ad infinitum.
  • The good doctor says that if you print money ad infinitum, the market will go up and the dollar will go down.
forever, for ever and ever, evermore, always, for all time, until the end of time, in perpetuity, until hell freezes over;
informal until the cows come home, until kingdom come
archaic for aye


Early 17th century: Latin, literally 'to infinity'.

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Syllabification: ad in·fi·ni·tum

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