Verb: limit li-mit- Place limits on (extent, amount or access)
"limit the time you can spend with your friends"; - restrict, trammel, bound, confine, throttle - Restrict or confine within limits
"I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"; - circumscribe, confine to - Decide upon definitely; give a value
"limit the parameters"; - specify, set, determine, define, fix Noun: limit li-mit- The greatest possible degree of something
"to the limit of his ability"; - bound, boundary - Final or latest limiting point
- terminus ad quem, terminal point - As far as something can go
- The boundary of a specific area
- demarcation, demarcation line - The mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
- limit point, point of accumulation - The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
"there are limits on the amount you can bet"; - limitation
Derived forms: limits, limiting, limited Type of: bound, boundary, bounds, choose, decrease, end, ending, extent, extremity, indefinite quantity, lessen, minify, pick out, select, take Encyclopedia: Limit |