I'm looking for a word similar to saying, "It could be black or grey or green, regardless of colour it still holds ....."

I want to say

It could be finite or infinite, regardless of <the word I'm looking for> it still holds....

If you need more clarity I'll reply within the minute; so please ask.

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    size/scope/scale/extent don't work? – John Feltz Dec 30 '16 at 1:46
  • Perhaps "temporality." – pyobum Dec 30 '16 at 7:33

The word cardinality is used to describe the number of members of a set. Cardinal numbers can be both finite and infinite. For example, 1, 2, and 3 are finite cardinal numbers. Infinite cardinal numbers are denoted by the Hebrew letter aleph together with a subscript.

it could be finite or infinite, regardless of cardinality it still holds...

See wikipedia entry for Cardinal Number for more details.

See also the entry for Cardinality.

  • So Cardinality means, something along the lines of, "gender in terms of finite or infinite" ? – K.M. Dec 30 '16 at 1:50
  • in other words I mean could I say this specific sentence "Suppose a is a sequence, regardless of cardinality, we define it as..." – K.M. Dec 30 '16 at 1:53
  • @K.M. Yes, it works well for your second comment. Cardinality is a measure of size and encompasses both finite and infinite magnitudes. It works for the example you have given, but it is not simply a finite or infinite distinction, or a "binary" distinction such as gender being male or female (if that's not to politically incorrect). – user208726 Dec 30 '16 at 1:55

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