LIMIT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Limit Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic; a differentia.
  2. (v. t.) A determinate quantity, to which a variable one continually approaches, and may differ from it by less than any given difference, but to which, under the law of variation, the variable can never become exactly equivalent.
  3. (v. i.) To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region; as, a limiting friar.
  4. (v. t.) The space or thing defined by limits.
  5. (v. t.) That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.
  6. (v. t.) To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate, circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to limit ones ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of a word.
  7. (v. t.) A restriction; a check; a curb; a hindrance.
  8. (v. t.) That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of a town, of a country; the limits of human knowledge or endeavor.


Synonyms:
Bound, Boundary, Circumscribe, Confine, Demarcation, Determine, Fix, Limitation, Restrain, Restrict, Set, Specify, Throttle, Trammel,

• Limitarian Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Tending to limit.


• Limitation Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) A certain period limited by statute after which the claimant shall not enforce his claims by suit.
  2. (v. t.) The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the council.
  3. (v. t.) A limited time within or during which something is to be done.
  4. (v. t.) A restriction of power; as, a constitutional limitation.
  5. (v. t.) A settling of an estate or property by specific rules.
  6. (v. t.) That which limits; a restriction; a qualification; a restraining condition, defining circumstance, or qualifying conception; as, limitations of thought.
  7. (v. t.) A certain precinct within which friars were allowed to beg, or exercise their functions; also, the time during which they were permitted to exercise their functions in such a district.


Synonyms:
Limit, Restriction,

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