from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An infinitive verb form with an element, usually an adverb, interposed between to and the verb form, as in to boldly go.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Gram.) A simple infinitive with to, having a modifier between the verb and the to; as in,
to largely decrease. Called also cleft infinitive.
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- noun An
infinitivewith one or more modifiers inserted betweenthe toand the verb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an infinitive with an adverb between `to' and the verb (e.g., `to boldly go')
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