limit


limit
I noun ambit, border, bound, boundary, boundary line, circumscriptio, circumscription, extreme boundary final point, finis, fringe, frontier, furthest point, line of demarcation, outer edge, outer line, outer point, perimeter, rim, terminus, verge associated concepts: jurisdictional limit, territorial limit II verb bind, bridle, check, circumscribe, circumscribere, confine, constrain, constrict, contain, curb, deter, enclose, finire, hamper, hem in, hinder, hold back, impede, leash, modulate, narrow, proscribe, repress, restrain, restrict, set bounds, suppress, terminare III index abate (lessen), abridge (divest), ambit, bar (obstruction), bar (exclude), barrier, bind (restrain), block, border, border (bound), boundary, cap, capacity (maximum), ceiling, censor, check (restrain), commute, compel, condemn (ban), confine, constrain (imprison), constrain (restrain), constrict (inhibit), control (restrain), curb, debar, defeasance, define, demarcate, detain (restrain), deter, determine, diminish, disadvantage, discipline (control), disfranchise, duration, edge (border), enclose, enclosure, encumber (hinder), end (termination), enjoin, expiration, extent, extremity (furthest point), frontier, gamut, guideline, hamper, hedge, impede, margin (outside limit), maximum (pinnacle), measurement, mete, moderate (temper), modify (moderate), obstruct, palliate (abate), periphery, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, purview, qualify (condition), quota, range, repress, restrain, restrict, retrench, scope, specialize, toll (stop)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


limit
v.
To restrict; to set boundaries.
n.
A boundary or restriction.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • Limit — Limit …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • limit# — limit n Limit, bound, confine, end, term are comparable when they mean an actual or imaginary line beyond which a thing does not or cannot extend. Limit is the most inclusive of these terms because it carries no necessary implication of number,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Limit — Lim it (l[i^]m [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Limited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Limiting}.] [F. limiter, L. limitare, fr. limes, limitis, limit; prob. akin to limen threshold, E. eliminate; cf. L. limus sidelong.] To apply a limit to, or set a limit for;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limit — Lim it (l[i^]m [i^]t), n. [From L. limes, limitis: cf. F. limite; or from E. limit, v. See {Limit}, v. t.] 1. That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limit — steht für eine Mengengrenze oder Betragsgrenze, siehe Grenzwert einen Begriff aus dem Pokerspiel, siehe Liste von Pokerbegriffen einen Orderzusatz einer Wertpapierorder in Form einer Kursober oder untergrenze, siehe Limitorder Limit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • limit — [lim′it] n. [OFr limite < L limes (gen. limitis), border, frontier] 1. the point, line, or edge where something ends or must end; boundary or border beyond which something ceases to be or to be possible 2. [pl.] bounds; boundary lines 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Limit — Sn Grenze, Preisrahmen erw. fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. limit, dieses aus frz. limite f., aus l. līmes (limitis) m. Grenzlinie, Querweg, Rain . Schon früher aus dem Französischen entlehnt ist die verbale Ableitung limitieren.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • limit — lìmit m DEFINICIJA 1. ograničenje, granica 2. veličina ili vrijednost koja se ne smije prekoračiti [postaviti limit; dosegnuti limit] 3. ekon. bank. najviša cijena po kojoj se može kupiti ili prodati neki vrijednosni papir, deviza ili roba… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • limit — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. limiticie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} nieprzekraczalna granica określająca ilość czegoś, np. kosztów, czasu, etatów, studentów : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Limit czasu. Przekroczyć limit pieniężny. Limit przyjęć na… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • limit — ► NOUN 1) a point beyond which something does not or may not pass. 2) a restriction on the size or amount of something. 3) the furthest extent of one s endurance. ► VERB (limited, limiting) ▪ set or serve as a limit to. ● …   English terms dictionary


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