Definitions for limit

Definitions for (noun) limit

Main entry: 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

Main entry: limit, demarcation, demarcation line

Definition: the boundary of a specific area

Main entry: limit

Definition: as far as something can go

Main entry: 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

Main entry: limit, limit point, point of accumulation

Definition: the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity

Main entry: limit, terminal point, terminus ad quem

Definition: final or latest limiting point

Definitions for (verb) limit

Main entry: 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

Main entry: circumscribe, limit, confine

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

Main entry: limit, set, specify, define, determine, fix

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely

Usage: fix the variables; specify the parameters