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Infinitive vs. Participle

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Main Difference

The main difference between Infinitive and Participle is that the Infinitive is a grammatical form and Participle is a form of a verb which is used in a sentence to modify a noun or noun phrase

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  • Infinitive (noun)

    the infinitive mood or mode (a grammatical mood)

  • Infinitive (noun)

    A non-finite verb form considered neutral with respect to inflection; depending on language variously found used with auxiliary verbs, in subordinate clauses, or acting as a gerund, and often as the dictionary form.

  • Infinitive (noun)

    A verbal noun formed from the infinitive of a verb.

  • Infinitive (adjective)

    Formed with the infinitive.

  • Infinitive (adjective)

    Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined.

  • Participle (noun)

    A form of a verb that may function as an adjective or noun. English has two types of participles: the present participle and the past participle. In other languages, there are others, such as future, perfect, and future perfect participles.

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  • Infinitive (noun)

    Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined.

  • Infinitive (noun)

    An infinitive form of the verb; a verb in the infinitive mood; the infinitive mood.

  • Infinitive (adverb)

    In the manner of an infinitive mood.

  • Participle (noun)

    A part of speech partaking of the nature of both verb and adjective; a form of a verb, or verbal adjective, modifying a noun, but taking the adjuncts of the verb from which it is derived. In the sentences: a letter is written; being asleep he did not hear; exhausted by toil he will sleep soundly, - written, being, and exhaustedare participles.

  • Participle (noun)

    Anything that partakes of the nature of different things.

Webster Dictionary
  • Infinitive (noun)

    the uninflected form of the verb

  • Infinitive (adjective)

    formed with the infinitive;

    "an infinitive phrase"

  • Infinitive (adjective)

    not having inflections to indicate tense

  • Participle (noun)

    a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses

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