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.
(Law) In legislativeassemblies 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.
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.
statute of limitations
A statute limiting the period within which a specific legal action may be taken
To phrase a certain way, especially with an unusual wording.
stresses the restraint or hampering of enclosing limits confined in jail
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
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
implies an enclosing in boundaries or borders a meadow bounded by hills
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 155 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for limit, like: infinity, end, confine, quota, origin, restrict, eventuality, straightjacket, breaking-point, frontier and border.
We have to limit the strain we place him under or he'll break.
He drove the speed limit - no more, no less.
There is a certain limit of time in less than which no amount of heat can melt the snow.
We agreed to limit our test to one phone call.
In 1812 it reaches its extreme limit, Moscow, and then, with remarkable symmetry, a countermovement occurs from east to west, attracting to it, as the first movement had done, the nations of middle Europe.