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  Words related to limiting

Related / Similar Words: modification, qualifying, confining, constraining, constrictive, restricting

 

Definition:
  • the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase;
  • restricting the scope or freedom of action;
  • strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him'' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause";

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    Hyponyms: restrictiveness, apposition

     

    Derivational Morphology: modify, qualify

     

     
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