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ILLIM'ITABLE, a. [in,not, and limit,or L. limes.]

That cannot be limited or bounded; as the illimitable void.

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ILLIM'ITABLE, a. [in,not, and limit,or L. limes.]

That cannot be limited or bounded; as the illimitable void.

IL-LIM'IT-A-BLE, a. [in, not, and limit, or L. limes.]

That can not be limited or bounded; as, the illimitable void. Thomson.

  1. Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space.

    The wild, the irregular, the illimitable, and the luxuriant, have their appropriate force of beauty. De Quincey.

    Syn. -- Boundless; limitless; unlimited; unbounded; immeasurable; infinite; immense; vast.

    -- Il*lim"it*a*ble*ness, n. -- Il*lim"it*a*bly, adv.

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ILLIM'ITABLE, adjective [in, not, and limit, or Latin limes.]

That cannot be limited or bounded; as the illimitable void.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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SWIM, v.i.

1. To float; to be supported on water or other fluid; not to sink. Most species of wood will swim in water. Any substance will swim, whose specific gravity is less than that of the fluid in which it is immersed.

2. To move progressively in water by means of the motion of the hands and feet, or of fins. In Paris, boys are taught to swim by instructors appointed for that purpose. Is.25.

Leap in with me into this angry flood,

And swim to yonder point.

3. To float; to be borne along by a current. In all states there are men who will swim with the tide of popular opinion.

4. To glide along with a smooth motion, or with a waving motion.

She with pretty and with swimming gait.

A hov'ring mist came swimming o'er his sight.

5. To be dizzy or vertiginous; to have a waving motion of the head or a sensation of that kind, or a reeling of the body. The head swims when we walk on high.

6. To be floated; to be overflowed or drenched; as,the earth swims in rain.

Sudden the ditches swell, the meadows swim.

All the night I make my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. Ps.6.

7. To overflow; to abound; to have abundance.

They now swim in joy.

SWIM, v.t. To pass or move on; as, to swim a stream. Deer are known to swim rivers and sounds.

Sometimes he thought to swim the stormy main.

1. To immerse in water that the lighter parts may swim; as, to swim wheat for seed.

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