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limit

lim·it

limit

 
pronunciation:
lI miht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the point at which something ends; an edge or border.
The limit of our yard is that line of trees.
synonyms:
boundary, line
similar words:
border, cap, ceiling
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: limited, limiting, limits
definition: to not allow the movement or progress of something beyond a certain point; restrict.
Tight clothes limit the movement of your body.We limited our game to two hours.
synonyms:
confine, restrict
similar words:
control, define, enclose
derivations: limitable (adj.), limiter (n.)
Word Builder: limit +
  • limited:
    having limits; not wide or broad.
  • unlimited:
    having no limits.