# Limit vs. Limited

## Difference Between Limit and Limited

#### Limit➦

The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed

the 12-mile fishing limit.

the limit of my patience.

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#### Limited➦

Confined or restricted within certain limits

has only limited experience.

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#### Limit➦

limits The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds

within the city limits.

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#### Limited➦

Not attaining the highest goals or achievement

a limited success.

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#### Limit➦

Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint

The child needs to have limits put on his behavior.

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#### Limited➦

Having only mediocre talent or range of ability

a popular but limited actor.

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#### Limit➦

The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible

a withdrawal limit of $200.

no minimum age limit.

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#### Limited➦

Having governmental or ruling powers restricted by enforceable limitations, as a constitution or a legislative body

limited monarchy.

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#### Limit➦

(Games) The largest amount which may be bet at one time in games of chance.

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#### Limited➦

Abbr. Ltd. Of or relating to a limited company.

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#### Limit➦

A number or point L that is approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number ε, there exists a number δ such that |f(x)-L| < ε if |x-a| < δ.

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#### Limited➦

Of, relating to, or being transportation facilities, such as trains or buses, that make few stops and carry relatively few passengers.

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#### Limit➦

A number or point L that is approached by a sequence bn if, for every positive number ε, there exists a number N such that |bn-L| < ε if n > N. Also called limit point.

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#### Limited➦

A limited train or bus.

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#### Limit➦

(Informal) One that is intolerable, remarkable, or extreme in some other way

"That's the limit!" the babysitter exclaimed after the child spilled a glass of milk.

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#### Limited➦

simple past tense and past participle of limit

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#### Limit➦

To confine or restrict with a limit

Let's limit the discussion to what is doable. The offer limits us to three for a dollar.

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#### Limited➦

With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.

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#### Limit➦

A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go.

There are several existing limits to executive power.

Two drinks is my limit tonight.

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#### Limited➦

Restricted, small, few, not plentiful.

There are limited places available. Enrol now or you will miss out.

I have a limited understanding of quantum physics.

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#### Limit➦

(mathematics) A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e., does not converge).

The sequence of reciprocals has zero as its limit.

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#### Limited➦

(rail) An express train that only halts at a limited number of stops.

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#### Limit➦

(mathematics) Any of several abstractions of this concept of limit.

Category theory defines a very general concept of limit.

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#### Limited➦

Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited.

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#### Limit➦

(category theory) The cone of a diagram through which any other cone of that same diagram can factor uniquely.

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#### Limited➦

small in range or scope;

limited war

a limited success

a limited circle of friends

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#### Limit➦

(poker) Fixed limit.

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#### Limited➦

subject to limits or subjected to limits

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#### Limit➦

The final, utmost, or furthest point; the border or edge.

the limit of a walk, of a town, or of a country

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#### Limited➦

including only a part

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#### Limit➦

(obsolete) The space or thing defined by limits.

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#### Limited➦

mediocre

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#### Limit➦

(obsolete) That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.

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#### Limited➦

not excessive

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#### Limit➦

(obsolete) A restriction; a check or curb; a hindrance.

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#### Limited➦

having a specific function or scope;

a special (or specific) role in the mission

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#### Limit➦

A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic.

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#### Limited➦

not unlimited;

a limited list of choices

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#### Limit➦

(cycling) The first group of riders to depart in a handicap race.

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#### Limit➦

A person who is exasperating, intolerable, astounding, etc.

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#### Limit➦

(poker) Being a fixed limit game.

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#### Limit➦

(transitive) To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound, to set boundaries.

We need to limit the power of the executive.

I'm limiting myself to two drinks tonight.

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#### Limit➦

To have a limit in a particular set.

The sequence limits on the point a.

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#### Limit➦

(obsolete) To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region.

a limiting friar

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#### Limit➦

That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of a town, of a country; the limits of human knowledge or endeavor.

As eager of the chase, the maidBeyond the forest's verdant limits strayed.

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#### Limit➦

The space or thing defined by limits.

The archdeacon hath divided itInto three limits very equally.

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#### Limit➦

That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.

The dateless limit of thy dear exile.

The limit of your lives is out.

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#### Limit➦

A restriction; a check; a curb; a hindrance.

I prithee, give no limits to my tongue.

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#### Limit➦

A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic; a differentia.

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#### Limit➦

A determinate quantity, to which a variable one continually approaches, and may differ from it by less than any given difference, but to which, under the law of variation, the variable can never become exactly equivalent.

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#### Limit➦

To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate, circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to limit one's ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of a word.

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#### Limit➦

To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region; as, a limiting friar.

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#### Limit➦

the greatest possible degree of something;

what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior

to the limit of his ability

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#### Limit➦

final or latest limiting point

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#### Limit➦

the boundary of a specific area

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#### Limit➦

as far as something can go

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#### Limit➦

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

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#### 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

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#### Limit➦

place limits on (extent or access);

restrict the use of this parking lot

limit the time you can spend with your friends

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#### Limit➦

restrict or confine,

I limit you to two visits to the pub a day

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#### Limit➦

decide upon or fix definitely;

fix the variables

specify the parameters

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