Part of speech:
(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.
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
(Obs.) A place of confinement
A share or proportion which each of a number is called upon to contribute, or which is assigned to each; proportional share
A possible event, outcome, or condition; contingency
Origin is the start, center or beginning of something or the place where a person comes from.
The point at which material breaks under strain
To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
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.
An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
The most or the greatest that is possible; extreme limit or degree
(Countable) A stream or brook in which water flows only seasonally.
The ultimate is the consummate or best example of something.
(Archaic) An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
The hands and feet:
The northernmost region of the habitable world as thought of by ancient geographers.
The definition of a deadline is when something is due, or the latest time by which something must be completed.
The breaking point
(Informal) The point at which one loses one's temper.
The breaking point
To provide with bounds; limit; confine
The definition of circumscribe means to draw a circle around something, or to close off or restrict.
To hold back or keep in check; control:
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
To determine or set down the boundaries of
To decrease in width; contract
To restrict in latitude or scope.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
The quality or condition of being final, settled, or complete; conclusiveness
Something one intends to get or do; intention; aim
Bounded by a line; limited or confined.
Not free to move
Relating to or being a small group with specialized knowledge or interests:
Not accompanied by others; single or sole:
Existing, persisting, or enduring for a limited time only; impermanent.
Firm in mind or purpose; stubborn; unyielding; unshakable
The definition of limited is something or someone with boundaries or restrictions.
Characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts; elementary in scope or outlook.
Of or relating to restriction.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
(Medicine) low height-for-age (for a person).
A circumscribed space or area
(Geol.) The vertical distance between the highest point of an anticlinal structure and the lowest contour that encircles it
(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.
A limit thus fixed, in full demarcation line.
The degree to which a thing extends:
(Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
The outer boundary of a figure or area
Surrounding space or area; outer parts; environs or outskirts
A clause in a document imposing a qualification, condition, or restriction.
A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
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.
A statute limiting the period within which a specific legal action may be taken
The definition of a stint is a limited period of work or a limited time in a specific job or profession.
A restraint, limit, or restriction:
A boundary stone or marker
The extent or limit of one's resources, abilities, or endurance:
The point that must be exceeded to begin producing a given effect or result or to elicit a response:
To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
To come to a close; end; finish
To force; compel; oblige
To separate clearly as if by boundaries; distinguish:
Discriminate is defined as to recognize or see the difference between two or more people or things.
To act as or be an edge of:
To act as a conduit for stolen goods.
To finish is defined as to complete, use up or give the final touches to.
To determine with certainty
(Eccles.) To prohibit; forbid
To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.
The greatest value of a mathematical function, if it has such a value.
To put in a certain physical position
To phrase a certain way, especially with an unusual wording.
Minimum means the lowest amount or allowable amount of something.
Free means to release or let go.
To set free from confinement or bondage:
To let do or happen; permit:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
The boundary surrounding a certain area.
The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
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
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
To show or indicate by a mark or marks
To mark, lay out, or establish dimensions for by measuring:
the boundary of a specific area
the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
A destination; conclusion; end
final or latest limiting point
To cut back on the speed of (an engine, person, organization, network connection, etc.).
Specify is to clearly identify, or to make a fixed demand for a specific thing.
An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
- 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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