What is Infinitive? 45 Example Infinitives and Definition

What is Infinitive? 45 Example Infinitives and Definition






  • Infinitive is obtained by adding the suffix “to” in front of the verb or using the verb in plain form.
  • Just like gerund, it is a named verb that can be used in the case of a subject or object in a sentence. It can be a single word. Sometimes it can be a group of words.
Verb + Infinitive Verb + Infinitive or Gerund
appear

arrange

ask

care

choose

decline

demand

deserve

desire

expect

fail

guarantee

happen

hope

intend

manage

need

offer

plan

pledge

resolve

seem

tend

struggle

swear

volunteer

wait

want

wish

would like

attempt

begin

can/can’t bear

can/can’t stand

cease

continue

forget

prefer

regret

propose

remember

see

start

stop

try