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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

    See also:

    edge

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

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    edge

  3. The boundary surrounding a certain area.

    See also:

    limited

  4. The greatest amount or number allowed

    See also:

    limited

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

    See also:

    limited

Verb
  1. To place a limit on

    See also:

    limited

Another word for limit

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