The act of limiting
restriction, obstruction, deprivation, hindrance, restraint, constraint, deterrence, control, determent, prohibition, repression, suppression, discouragement, interdiction, cutoff, interception, stoppage; see also arrest 2, interference 1, interruption, prevention.
That which limits
condition, definition, qualification, reservation, control, curb, check, injunction, bar, obstruction, stricture, constraint, taboo, circumspection, inhibition, modification; see also arrest 1, barrier, boundary, impediment 1, refusal, restraint 2.
The act of limiting or condition of being limited:circumscription, confinement, constraint, restraint, restriction. See limited
Something that limits or restricts:check, circumscription, constraint, cramp2, curb, inhibition, limit, restraint, restriction, stricture, trammel. See limited
The greatest amount or number allowed:ceiling, limit, maximum. See limited