Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: limiting  li-mi-ting
  1. Restricting the scope or freedom of action
    - confining, constraining, constrictive, restricting
     
  2. (grammar) strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
Noun: limiting  li-mi-ting
  1. The grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    - modification, qualifying
Verb: limit  li-mit
  1. Place limits on (extent or access)
    "limit the time you can spend with your friends";
    - restrict, restrain, trammel, bound, confine, throttle
     
  2. Restrict in quantity or scope
    "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day";
    - circumscribe, confine
     
  3. Decide upon definitely; give a value
    "limit the parameters";
    - specify, set, determine, define, fix

Derived forms: limitings

See also: restrictive

Type of: check, choose, contain, control, curb, decrease, grammatical relation, hold, hold in, lessen, minify, moderate, pick out, select, take

Encyclopedia: Limiting

Limit