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,

• Limitary Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) That which serves to limit; a boundary; border land.
  2. (n.) A limiter. See Limiter, 2.
  3. (v. t.) Limiting, or tending to limit; restrictive.
  4. (v. t.) Placed at the limit, as a guard.
  5. (v. t.) Confined within limits; limited in extent, authority, power, etc.


• Limited Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Limit
  2. (a.) Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited.


Synonyms:
Circumscribed, Modified, Special,

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