from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An infinitive verb form with an element, usually an adverb, interposed between to and the verb form, as in to boldly go.
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- n. An infinitive with one or more modifiers inserted between the to and the verb.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A simple infinitive with to, having a modifier between the verb and the to; as in, to largely decrease. Called also cleft infinitive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an infinitive with an adverb between `to' and the verb (e.g., `to boldly go')
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