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Related / 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

 

Definition:
  • the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability";
  • the boundary of a specific area;
  • as far as something can go;
  • 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";
  • the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity;
  • final or latest limiting point;
  • place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends";
  • restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day";
  • decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters";

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    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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