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    limit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word limit

    Definition
    (noun) the greatest possible degree of something
    Synonyms : bound , boundary
    Example Sentence
    • what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
    • to the limit of his ability
    Definition
    (noun) final or latest limiting point Definition
    (noun) as far as something can go Definition
    (noun) the boundary of a specific area Definition
    (noun) the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity Definition
    (noun) the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
    Synonyms : limitation
    Example Sentence
    • there are limits on the amount you can bet
    • it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight
    Definition
    (verb) place limits on (extent or access)
    Example Sentence
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends
    Definition
    (verb) restrict or confine,
    Synonyms : circumscribe , confine
    Example Sentence
    • I limit you to two visits to the pub a day
    Definition
    (verb) decide upon or fix definitely
    Synonyms : define , determine , fix , set , specify
    Example Sentence
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters
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