Definition of Limit


  • 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"
  • the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
    - limit point - point of accumulation
  • the boundary of a specific area
    - demarcation line
  • as far as something can go
  • final or latest limiting point
    - terminus ad quem - terminal point
  • the greatest possible degree of something
    "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"
    "to the limit of his ability"


  • decide upon or fix definitely
    "fix the variables"
    "specify the parameters"
  • restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  • place limits on (extent or access)
    "restrict the use of this parking lot"
    "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble limit

9 unscramble word found using the letters limit.

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