Meaning of 'indeterminate'

Find the meaning of the word ‘indeterminate’

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Meaning of ‘indeterminate’

5 definitions found.



not leading to a definite ending or result

Example: "an indeterminate campaign"


not capable of being determined

Example: "the indeterminate number of plant species in the jungle"


not precisely determined or established

Synonyms: undetermined


having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex

Example: "an indeterminate stem"


of uncertain or ambiguous nature

Example: "the equivocal (or indeterminate) objects painted by surrealists"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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