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  Definition of limit
  1. the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
  2. the boundary of a specific area
  3. as far as something can go
  4. the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
  5. the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
  6. final or latest limiting point
  7. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  8. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  9. decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
Similar Words: bounds, boundary, demarcation, demarcation line, limitation, limit point, point of accumulation, terminus ad quem, terminal point, restrict, restrain, trammel, bound, confine, throttle, circumscribe, specify, set, determine, fix

 

Hyponyms: knife-edge, thermal barrier, heat barrier, utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best, verge, brink, city limit, city limits, upper limit, lower limit, three-mile limit, minimum, range, reach, extremum, peak, cutoff, reduce, tighten, tie, gate, draw the line, draw a line, mark off, mark out, rule, harness, rein, baffle, regulate, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, stiffen, tighten up, constrain, clamp down, crack down, inhibit, restrain, encumber, cumber, hold down, number, keep down, cap, restrict, curtail, curb, cut back, demarcate, delimit, delimitate, content, ration, quantify, name, reset, define

 

Derivational Morphology: specify, set, determine, fix, circumscribe, confine, restrict, restrain, trammel, bound, throttle, demarcate, delimit, delimitate, boundary, edge, bounds, limiter, clipper, limitation, restriction, shackle, bond, hamper, trammels, restrainer, controller, circumscription, terminus ad quem, terminal point, determiner, determinative, determinant, determining factor, causal factor, bent

 

Anagrams: MLitt

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: kufi   Croatian: granica  
Finnish: rajoitus   French: limite  
German: Grenze   Hungarian: határ  
Ido: limito   Italian: limite  
Romanian: hotar   Slovene: omejitev  
Spanish: límite   Swedish: gräns  
Telugu: హద్దు  
 
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