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Another word for limit

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Noun
  1. A demarcation point or boundary beyond which something does not extend or occur

      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
      2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
      3. To restrict in movement:
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
    See also:

    edge

  2. Either of the two points at the ends of a spectrum or range

      1. Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest:
      2. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
      3. Being far beyond the norm:
    See also:

    edge

  3. The boundary surrounding a certain area.

    See also:

    limited

  4. Something that limits or restricts

      1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
      2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
      3. A vertically set fishing net of three layers, consisting of a finely meshed net between two nets of coarse mesh.
      1. A restraint, limit, or restriction:
      2. An abnormal narrowing of a bodily duct or passage.
      3. An adverse remark or criticism:
      1. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      3. A shortcoming or defect:
      1. The act of inhibiting or the state of being inhibited.
      2. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
      3. Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      2. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
      3. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      1. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      2. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
      3. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
      1. a circumscribing or being circumscribed
      2. a boundary or outline
      3. a limitation or restriction
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
    See also:

    limited

  5. The greatest amount or number allowed

      1. The greatest possible quantity or degree.
      2. The greatest quantity or degree reached or recorded; the upper limit of variation.
      3. The time or period during which the highest point or degree is attained.
      1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      3. A shortcoming or defect:
      1. The upper interior surface of a room.
      2. Material used to cover this surface.
      3. Something resembling a ceiling:
    See also:

    limited

  6. The ultimate point to which an action, thought, discussion, or policy is carried

      1. The state, quality, or fact of being long.
      2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
      3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
      1. Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest:
      2. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
      3. Being far beyond the norm:
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
    See also:

    limited

Verb
  1. To place a limit on

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    limited

  2. To fix the limits of

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    limited

Another word for limit

Noun
  1. The boundary

      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
      1. An international border.
      2. The area along an international border.
      3. A region just beyond or at the edge of a settled area.
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
    See also:

    boundary

  2. The ultimate

  3. The breaking point

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Confine stresses the restraint or hampering of enclosing limits confined in jail
  • Circumscribe emphasizes more strongly the cutting off or isolation of that which is within the bounds, or a restriction of action within narrow limits he leads the circumscribed life of a monk
  • Restrict implies a boundary that completely encloses and connotes a restraining within these bounds, or a restriction of action within narrow limits the soldier was restricted to the camp area
  • Bound implies an enclosing in boundaries or borders a meadow bounded by hills
  • Limit implies the prescribing of a point in space, time, or extent, beyond which it is impossible or forbidden to go limit your slogan to 25 words