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1 limit

The greatest possible degree of something:
— To the limit of his ability.

synonyms: bound, boundary.

Roget 52: completeness etc. adj.; completion etc. 729; integration; allness.    entirety; perfection etc. 650; solidity, ... show more

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... show more

Roget 233: limit, boundary, bounds, confine, enclave, term, bourn, verge, curbstone, but, pale, reservation; termination, terminus; ... show more

Roget 621: chance etc. 156; lot, fate etc. (necessity) 601; luck; good luck etc. (good) 618; ... show more

Dutch: grens, kaap, limiet
Polish: granica

2 limit

Final or latest limiting point.

synonyms: terminal point, terminus ad quem.

Dutch: terminus ad quem

3 limit

As far as something can go.

4 limit

The boundary of a specific area.

synonyms: demarcation, demarcation line.

Dutch: afbakening, demarcatie, demarkatie

5 limit

The mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity.

synonyms: limit point, point of accumulation.

Dutch: verdichtingspunt, grens
Polish: granica, limes

6 limit

The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed:
— There are limits on the amount you can bet.
— It is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight.

synonym: limitation.

Polish: limit


1 limit

Place limits on (extent or amount or access):
— Limit the time you can spend with your friends.

synonyms: bound, confine, restrict, throttle, trammel.

Roget 761: prohibit, inhibit; forbid, put one's veto upon, disallow, enjoin, ban, outlaw, taboo, proscribe, estop [Law]; bar; debar etc. ... show more

Roget 229: circumscribe, limit, bound, confine, inclose; surround etc. 227; compass about; imprison etc. (restrain) 751; hedge in, ... show more

Roget 469: qualify, limit, modify, leaven, give a color to, introduce new conditions, narrow, temper.    waffle, quibble, hem and haw (be uncertain) 475; equivocate ... show more

Dutch: begrenzen, bepalen, beperken, indammen, inkrimpen, inperken, limiteren, terugdringen, volstaan

2 limit

Restrict or confine within limits:
— I limit you to two visits to the pub a day.

synonyms: circumscribe, confine to.

3 limit

Decide upon or fix definitely.

synonyms: define, determine, fix, set, specify.

Moby thesaurus: Thule, Ultima Thule, abate, accommodation, acme, adjust to, all, alter, apex, apogee, appoint, area, assign, assuage, bar, be into, be strong in, bitter end, border, border line ... show more.

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