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The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. A particular area of responsibility:
  3. A warp end.
An international border.
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  1. An international border.
  2. An undeveloped area or field for discovery or research:
  3. That part of a settled, civilized country which lies next to an unexplored or undeveloped region
A part that forms the outer edge of something.
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  1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
  2. The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
  3. An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
Maximum; greatest possible amount or quantity.
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  1. Maximum; greatest possible amount or quantity.
  2. The greatest possible amount, degree, or extent; the maximum:
  3. The most or the greatest that is possible; extreme limit or degree
The greatest extreme; the maximum:
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  1. The greatest extreme; the maximum:
  2. Something ultimate; final point or result, fundamental principle, etc.
The ultimate purpose for which something is created or intended.
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  1. The ultimate purpose for which something is created or intended.
  2. (Archaic) An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
  3. The place to which one is going or directed.
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
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  1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
  2. (Sports) A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
  3. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
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  1. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
  2. (Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
  3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
An extreme measure; severe or strong action
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  1. An extreme measure; severe or strong action
  2. The outermost or farthest point or portion:
  3. The greatest or utmost degree:
A possible event; something that may happen.
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  1. A possible event; something that may happen.
  2. A possible event, outcome, or condition; contingency
A thing's outcome or result
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  1. A thing's outcome or result
  2. (Linguis.) The end of a word; final sound, morpheme, or syllable; specif., an inflectional ending
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
(Philosophy) That which is totally unconditioned, unrestricted, pure, perfect, or complete; that which can be thought of without relation to others. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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  1. (Philosophy) That which is totally unconditioned, unrestricted, pure, perfect, or complete; that which can be thought of without relation to others. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
  2. (Philosophy) Something regarded as the ultimate basis of all thought and being. Used with the.
  3. Without any conditions, encumbrance, qualification, or restriction. See also discretion, divorce, immunity, privilege, and fee.
The farthest limit, uttermost degree, etc.
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  1. The farthest limit, uttermost degree, etc.
  2. The northernmost region of the habitable world as thought of by ancient geographers.
  3. A remote goal or ideal:
A boundary line in a prison that prisoners can cross only at the risk of being shot.
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  1. A boundary line in a prison that prisoners can cross only at the risk of being shot.
  2. (Historical) A line around a prison beyond which a prisoner could go only at the risk of being shot by a guard
  3. The latest time by which something must be done or completed
(Figuratively) A moment of crisis, particulary one precipitated by a "last straw"
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  1. (Figuratively) A moment of crisis, particulary one precipitated by a "last straw"
  2. The point at which physical, mental, or emotional strength gives way under stress.
  3. (Mechanics) The point at which the increasing strain in a material causes it to break
(Idiomatic) The state of being heated, with high aggression.
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  1. (Idiomatic) The state of being heated, with high aggression.
  2. The temperature at which a liquid boils at a fixed pressure, especially under standard atmospheric conditions.
  3. The temperature at which a specified liquid boils; temperature at which the vapor pressure of a specified liquid equals the atmospheric pressure: water at sea level boils at 212°F or 100°C
To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
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  1. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  2. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To move with a leap or series of leaps
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  1. To move with a leap or series of leaps
  2. To provide with bounds; limit; confine
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area.
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  1. To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area.
  2. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  3. To restrict in movement:
To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
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  1. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
  2. To trace a line around; encircle; encompass
  3. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To restrain; check; control
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
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  1. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
  2. To hold back or keep in check; control:
  3. To hold back from action; check; suppress; curb
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
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  1. To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
  2. To set the limits or boundaries of
To specify distinctly:
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  1. To specify distinctly:
  2. To give form or meaning to:
  3. To make clear the outline or form of; delineate:
To decrease or limit the scope, extent, or number of
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  1. To decrease or limit the scope, extent, or number of
  2. To become narrower; contract.
  3. To reduce in width or extent; make narrower.
To put or bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship.
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  1. To put or bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship.
  2. To make strait; to narrow or confine to a smaller space.
  3. (Now Rare) To make strait or narrow
(Idiomatic) To set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
A jump; leap
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  1. A jump; leap
  2. A boundary; a limit:
  3. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
(Obs.) A place of confinement
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  1. (Obs.) A place of confinement
  2. Limit.
  3. A boundary or bounded region; border; limit
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. A particular area of responsibility:
  3. A warp end.
(Obs.) An extreme point; extremity
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  1. (Obs.) An extreme point; extremity
  2. An extreme degree
  3. An extreme condition.
(Obs.) A place of confinement
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  1. (Obs.) A place of confinement
  2. Limit.
  3. A boundary or bounded region; border; limit
A place or enclosure marked off by definite limits, such as walls:
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  1. A place or enclosure marked off by definite limits, such as walls:
  2. A subdivision or district of a city or town under the jurisdiction of or patrolled by a specific unit of its police force.
  3. A boundary:
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
A limitation or restriction
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  1. A limitation or restriction
  2. An inscription, as around a coin or medal
  3. A circumscribed space or area
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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  1. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  2. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
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  1. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
  2. 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.
  3. Partial local paralysis, as from excessive use of muscles
A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
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  1. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  2. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
  3. A market dealing in stocks and bonds not listed on the stock exchange
Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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  1. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
  2. Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
  3. (--- Biology) The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
(Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
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  1. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  2. A shortcoming or defect:
  3. Something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
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  1. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. (Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
A restricting or being restricted
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  1. A restricting or being restricted
  2. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
  3. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
(Med.) An abnormal narrowing of a passage in the body; stenosis
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  1. (Med.) An abnormal narrowing of a passage in the body; stenosis
  2. A limiting or restricting condition; restriction
  3. A restraint, limit, or restriction:
A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
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  1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
  2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
  3. An arrangement of links and a hook in a fireplace for raising and lowering a kettle.
The height of the lower surface of such a covering
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  1. The height of the lower surface of such a covering
  2. The maximum altitude that an aircraft can reach under a given set of conditions, such as a minimum rate of climb.
  3. The maximum height at which an aircraft can fly under normal conditions
The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
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  1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
  2. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  3. A limiting or being limited
The greatest possible quantity or degree.
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  1. The greatest possible quantity or degree.
  2. (Mathematics) The greatest value assumed by a function over a given interval.
  3. The highest degree or point (of a varying quantity, as temperature) reached or recorded; upper limit of variation
The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
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  1. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
  2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  3. The ultimate extent; the very limit:
Either of the two things situated at opposite ends of a range:
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  1. Either of the two things situated at opposite ends of a range:
  2. (Mathematics) The first or last term of a ratio or a series.
  3. (Obs.) An extreme point; extremity
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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  1. 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
  2. (Horse racing) The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.
  3. Extent or distance from beginning to end:
(Geom.) To draw a plane figure around (another plane figure) either to intersect each vertex of the inner figure, as a circle around a square, or to have each side of the outer figure tangent to the inner figure, as a square around a circle
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  1. (Geom.) To draw a plane figure around (another plane figure) either to intersect each vertex of the inner figure, as a circle around a square, or to have each side of the outer figure tangent to the inner figure, as a square around a circle
  2. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  3. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
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  1. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
  2. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  3. To restrict in movement:
To keep or confine within physical limits:
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  1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To border on another place, state, or country.
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  1. To border on another place, state, or country.
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
  3. To identify the boundaries of; demarcate.
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
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  1. To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
  2. To set the limits or boundaries of
To mark the difference between two causes of action; to distinguish
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  1. To mark the difference between two causes of action; to distinguish
  2. To set or mark the limits of; delimit
  3. To mark the difference between; distinguish; separate
To settle (a dispute, question, etc.) conclusively; decide
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  1. To settle (a dispute, question, etc.) conclusively; decide
  2. To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
  3. To decide; resolve
To evaluate (academic work) according to a scale of letters or numbers; grade.
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  1. To evaluate (academic work) according to a scale of letters or numbers; grade.
  2. To give attention to; notice:
  3. To determine academic grades:
To choose or weigh carefully (one's words or actions)
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  1. To choose or weigh carefully (one's words or actions)
  2. To find out or estimate the extent, dimensions, etc. of, esp. by the use of a standard
  3. To mark off or apportion, usually with reference to a given unit of measurement:

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
Find another word for limit. In this page you can discover 90 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for limit, like: end, frontier, border, utmost, bourne, ultimate, farthest point, farthest reach, destination, goal and conclusion.