Limit synonyms

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Origin is the start, center or beginning of something or the place where a person comes from.
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A possible event, outcome, or condition; contingency
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A share or proportion which each of a number is called upon to contribute, or which is assigned to each; proportional share
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Common misspelling of straitjacket.
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(Mathematics) The limit that a function ƒ is said to approach at x = a when ƒ(x) is larger than any preassigned number for all x sufficiently near a.
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.
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An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
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The most or the greatest that is possible; extreme limit or degree
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(Countable) A stream or brook in which water flows only seasonally.
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The ultimate is the consummate or best example of something.
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The ultimate
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The ultimate
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(Archaic) An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
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A result that one is attempting to achieve.
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The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
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The hands and feet:
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Without any conditions, encumbrance, qualification, or restriction. See also discretion, divorce, immunity, privilege, and fee.
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The northernmost region of the habitable world as thought of by ancient geographers.
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The ultimate
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The definition of a deadline is when something is due, or the latest time by which something must be completed.
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The ultimate
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The ultimate
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The breaking point
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The point at which material breaks under strain
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(Informal) The point at which one loses one's temper.
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The breaking point
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To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
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To provide with bounds; limit; confine
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The definition of circumscribe means to draw a circle around something, or to close off or restrict.
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To force to "bite the curb" (hit the pavement curb); see curb stomp.
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To hold back or keep in check; control:
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To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
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To determine or set down the boundaries of
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To decrease in width; contract
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To restrict in latitude or scope.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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(Idiomatic) To set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
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A beginning, or first stage
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An appearance in a sports game from the beginning of the match.
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Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
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The quality or condition of being final, settled, or complete; conclusiveness
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Something one intends to get or do; intention; aim
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(Law) Of or relating to procedure, especially to technicalities thereof.
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Adjectival:
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Bounded by a line; limited or confined.
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Not free to move
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Of or pertaining to a denomination
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Relating to or being a small group with specialized knowledge or interests:
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Not accompanied by others; single or sole:
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Existing, persisting, or enduring for a limited time only; impermanent.
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Firm in mind or purpose; stubborn; unyielding; unshakable
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The definition of limited is something or someone with boundaries or restrictions.
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That limits
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Characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts; elementary in scope or outlook.
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That serves as qualification
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Of or relating to restriction.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
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(Medicine) low height-for-age (for a person).
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A circumscribed space or area
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(Geol.) The vertical distance between the highest point of an anticlinal structure and the lowest contour that encircles it
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(Law) In legislative assemblies that permit unlimited debate (filibuster); a motion, procedure or rule, by which debate is ended so that a vote may be taken on the matter. For example, in the United States Senate, a three-fifths majority vote of the body is required to invoke cloture and terminate debate.
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(Obs.) A place of confinement
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Restraining elements:
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(Historical) A regulation in feudal Europe by which fires had to be covered up or put out at a certain fixed time in the evening, marked by the ringing of an evening bell.
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The act of delimiting something
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A limit thus fixed, in full demarcation line.
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The degree to which a thing extends:
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The state or characteristic of being finite; limitedness.
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Plural form of horizon
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(Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
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Plural form of parameter
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The outer boundary of a figure or area
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Surrounding space or area; outer parts; environs or outskirts
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A clause in a document imposing a qualification, condition, or restriction.
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Plural form of purlieu
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A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
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(Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
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The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
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Either of the two points on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic (the apparent path of the Sun) reaches its greatest distance north or south of the celestial equator . &diamf3; The northernmost point of the Sun's path, called the summer solstice , lies on the Tropic of Cancer at 23°27' north latitude. &diamf3; The southernmost point of the Sun's path, called the winter solstice , lies on the Tropic of Capricorn at 23°27' south latitude.
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A statute limiting the period within which a specific legal action may be taken
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The definition of a stint is a limited period of work or a limited time in a specific job or profession.
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A restraint, limit, or restriction:
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A boundary stone or marker
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The extent or limit of one's resources, abilities, or endurance:
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The point that must be exceeded to begin producing a given effect or result or to elicit a response:
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Present participle of ceil.
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To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
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To come to a close; end; finish
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To force; compel; oblige
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(Intransitive) To make an agreement or contract; to covenant; to agree; to bargain.
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To separate clearly as if by boundaries; distinguish:
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Discriminate is defined as to recognize or see the difference between two or more people or things.
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To act as or be an edge of:
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(Archaic) Extremely.
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To act as a conduit for stolen goods.
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To finish is defined as to complete, use up or give the final touches to.
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To determine with certainty
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(Eccles.) To prohibit; forbid
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To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.
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The greatest value of a mathematical function, if it has such a value.
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(Archaic, poetic, dialectal) To measure.
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To compete successfully in some stage of a competition and become eligible for the next stage.
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To put in a certain physical position
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(Archaic) To combine in due proportions; to constitute; to compose.
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To phrase a certain way, especially with an unusual wording.
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(Intransitive) To be or come very close; to border; to approach.
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(Soccer) A pass played into the centre of the pitch.
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Minimum means the lowest amount or allowable amount of something.
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Property of being limitless, infiniteness, boundlessness.
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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Free means to release or let go.
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To set free from confinement or bondage:
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To let do or happen; permit:
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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The boundary surrounding a certain area.
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(Chiefly in the plural) An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.
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The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
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(Psychology) a personal feeling of fear or embarrassment that stops one behaving naturally.
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A fishing net that has large mesh at the edges and smaller mesh in the middle
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The measure of how long a thing is; measurement of anything from end to end; the greatest of the two or three dimensions of anything
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To delimit, especially in the computing sense.
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To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
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To show or indicate by a mark or marks
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To mark, lay out, or establish dimensions for by measuring:
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the boundary of a specific area
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(Mathematics, analysis, of a set) a point which lies in the closure of A\{x} of a set A.
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the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
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A destination; conclusion; end
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final or latest limiting point
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To cut back on the speed of (an engine, person, organization, network connection, etc.).
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Specify is to clearly identify, or to make a fixed demand for a specific thing.
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An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
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  • 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
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