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limitation

noun

1 limitation

A principle that limits the extent of something.

synonym: restriction.

Roget 330: powderiness [State of powder.], pulverulence; sandiness etc. adj.; efflorescence; friability.    powder, dust, sand, shingle; sawdust; grit; ... show more

Roget 469: qualification, limitation, modification, coloring.    allowance, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances; mitigation.    condition, proviso, prerequisite, contingency, ... show more

Roget 751: restraint; hindrance etc. 706; coercion etc. (compulsion) 744; cohibition, constraint, repression, suppression; discipline, control.    ... show more

Roget 780: property, possession, suum cuique [Lat.], meum et tuum [Lat.].    ownership, proprietorship, lordship; seignority; empire etc. (dominion) 737.    interest, stake, ... show more

Roget 783: transfer, conveyance, assignment, alienation, abalienation; demise, limitation; conveyancing; transmission etc. (transference) 270; enfeoffment, bargain and sale, ... show more

Roget 229: circumscription, limitation, inclosure; confinement etc. (restraint) 751; circumvallation; encincture; envelope etc. 232.    container ... show more

Polish: limitacja



2 limitation

The quality of being limited or restricted.

Dutch: begrenzing, limitatie, beperking, beperktheid

3 limitation

The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed:
— It is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight.

synonym: limit.

Polish: limit

4 limitation

law A time period after which suits cannot be brought.

Dutch: grens

5 limitation

An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).

synonym: restriction.

Dutch: beknotting, beperking, inperking, limitatie, restrictie, terugdringing
Polish: ograniczenie


Moby thesaurus: absolute interest, allowance, benefit, border line, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounds, bourn, break boundary, breakoff point, ceiling, cession, circumscription, claim, closeness, common, compass, concession ... show more.

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