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Synonyms for limit

Synonyms for (noun) limit

Synonyms: bound, boundary, limit Definition: the greatest possible degree of something Usage: what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior; to the limit of his ability

Similar words: extent Definition: the distance or area or volume over which something extends Usage: the vast extent of the desert; an orchard of considerable extent

Synonyms: limit, demarcation, demarcation line Definition: the boundary of a specific area

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Synonyms: limit Definition: as far as something can go

Similar words: extremity Definition: the outermost or farthest region or point

Synonyms: limit, limitation Definition: the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed Usage: there are limits on the amount you can bet; it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight

Similar words: indefinite quantity Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms: limit, limit point, point of accumulation Definition: the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity

Similar words: indefinite quantity Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms: limit, terminal point, terminus ad quem Definition: final or latest limiting point

Similar words: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms for (verb) limit

Synonyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: circumscribe, limit, confine Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix Definition: decide upon or fix definitely Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her