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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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