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limit



I - noun
1. the greatest possible degree of something (Freq. 24)
- what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
- to the limit of his ability
Syn:
bound, boundary
Hypernyms:
extent
Hyponyms:
knife-edge, starkness, absoluteness, utterness, thermal barrier,
thermal barrier, utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best,
verge, brink
2. final or latest limiting point (Freq. 3)
Syn:
terminus ad quem, terminal point
Hypernyms:
end, ending
3. as far as something can go (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
extremity
Hyponyms:
maximum, minimum, range, reach
4. the boundary of a specific area (Freq. 1)
Syn:
demarcation, demarcation line
Derivationally related forms:
demarcate (for: demarcation)
Hypernyms:
boundary, bound, bounds
Hyponyms:
edge, city limit, city limits, upper limit, lower limit, three-mile limit
5. the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
Syn:
limit point, point of accumulation
Hypernyms:
indefinite quantity
6. the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
- there are limits on the amount you can bet
- it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight
Syn:
limitation
Hypernyms:
indefinite quantity
Hyponyms:
extremum, peak, cutoff

II - verb
1. place limits on (extent or access) (Freq. 23)
- restrict the use of this parking lot
- limit the time you can spend with your friends
Syn:
restrict, restrain, trammel, bound, confine, throttle
Derivationally related forms:
bound (for: bound), limiter, limitation, trammel (for: trammel), restrainer (for: restrain), restrictive (for: restrict), restriction (for: restrict)
Hypernyms:
control, hold in, hold, contain, check,
curb, moderate
Hyponyms:
reduce, tighten, tie, gate, draw the line,
draw a line, mark off, mark out, rule, harness, rein,
baffle, regulate, hamper, halter, cramp, strangle,
stiffen, tighten up, constrain, clamp down, crack down, inhibit,
restrain, encumber, cumber
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
2. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" (Freq. 6)
Syn:
circumscribe, confine
Derivationally related forms:
circumscription (for: circumscribe), limitation
Hypernyms:
decrease, lessen, minify
Hyponyms:
hold down, number, keep down, cap, restrict,
curtail, curb, cut back, demarcate, delimit, delimitate,
content, ration
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. decide upon or fix definitely
- fix the variables
- specify the parameters
Syn:
specify, set, determine, define, fix
Derivationally related forms:
determinant (for: determine), determiner (for: determine), set (for: set)
Hypernyms:
choose, take, select, pick out
Hyponyms:
quantify, name, reset, define
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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