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limit


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  limit 
 
  3  senses  of  limit 
 
  Sense  1 
  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle 
  =>  reduce,  tighten 
  =>  tie 
  =>  gate 
  =>  draw  the  line  draw  a  line 
  =>  mark  off  mark  out 
  =>  rule  harness,  rein 
  =>  baffle,  regulate 
  =>  hamper,  halter,  cramp 
  =>  stiffen,  tighten,  tighten  up  constrain 
  =>  clamp  down  crack  down 
  =>  inhibit 
  =>  restrain,  encumber,  cumber,  constrain 
 
  Sense  2 
  restrict,  limit 
  =>  content 
  =>  ration 
  =>  classify 
  =>  taboo 
  =>  scant,  skimp 
  =>  localize,  localise 
 
  Sense  3 
  limit,  circumscribe,  confine 
  =>  number,  keep  down 
  =>  cap 
  =>  restrict,  curtail,  curb,  cut  back 
  =>  demarcate,  delimit,  delimitate 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  limit 
 
  3  senses  of  limit 
 
  Sense  1 
  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle 
  =>  reduce,  tighten 
  =>  tie 
  =>  gate 
  =>  draw  the  line  draw  a  line 
  =>  mark  off  mark  out 
  =>  rule  harness,  rein 
  =>  baffle,  regulate 
  =>  hamper,  halter,  cramp 
  =>  stiffen,  tighten,  tighten  up  constrain 
  =>  clamp  down  crack  down 
  =>  inhibit 
  =>  restrain,  encumber,  cumber,  constrain 
  =>  bridle 
  =>  snaffle 
  =>  curb 
  =>  clog 
 
  Sense  2 
  restrict,  limit 
  =>  content 
  =>  ration 
  =>  classify 
  =>  taboo 
  =>  scant,  skimp 
  =>  localize,  localise 
  =>  draw 
  =>  suppurate 
 
  Sense  3 
  limit,  circumscribe,  confine 
  =>  number,  keep  down 
  =>  cap 
  =>  restrict,  curtail,  curb,  cut  back 
  =>  immobilize,  immobilise 
  =>  paralyze,  paralyse 
  =>  palsy 
  =>  stun,  stupefy,  stupify 
  =>  demarcate,  delimit,  delimitate 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  limit 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  limit 
 
  3  senses  of  limit 
 
  Sense  1 
  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle 
  =>  control,  hold  in  hold  contain,  check,  curb,  moderate 
 
  Sense  2 
  restrict,  limit 
  =>  control,  hold  in  hold  contain,  check,  curb,  moderate 
 
  Sense  3 
  limit,  circumscribe,  confine 
  =>  decrease,  lessen,  minify 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  limit 
 
  limit  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  limit 
 
  Sense  1 
  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle 
  =>  control,  hold  in  hold  contain,  check,  curb,  moderate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  restrict,  limit 
  =>  control,  hold  in  hold  contain,  check,  curb,  moderate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  limit,  circumscribe,  confine 
  =>  decrease,  lessen,  minify 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  limit 
  age  limit 
  city  limit 
  debt  limit 
  limit 
  limit  point 
  limitation 
  limited  audit 
  limited  company 
  limited  edition 
  limited  liability 
  limited  review 
  limited  war 
  limiter 
  limiting 
  limitlessness 
  lower  limit 
  speed  limit 
  three-mile  limit 
  time  limit 
  upper  limit 
 
  Overview  of  noun  limit 
 
  The  noun  limit  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (24)  limit,  bounds,  boundary  --  (the  greatest  possible  degree  of  something:  "what  he  did  was  beyond  the  bounds  of  acceptable  behavior";  "to  the  limit  of  his  ability") 
  2.  (3)  terminus  ad  quem,  terminal  point,  limit  --  (final  or  latest  limiting  point) 
  3.  (2)  limit,  demarcation,  demarcation  line  --  (the  boundary  of  a  specific  area) 
  4.  (1)  limit  --  (as  far  as  something  can  go) 
  5.  limit,  limitation  --  (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") 
  6.  limit,  limit  point,  point  of  accumulation  --  (a  mathematical  value  toward  which  a  function  goes  as  the  independent  variable  approaches  infinity) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  limit 
 
  The  verb  limit  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (23)  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle  --  (place  limits  on  "restrict  the  use  of  this  parking  lot") 
  2.  (15)  restrict,  limit  --  (place  under  restrictions;  limit  access  to) 
  3.  (7)  limit,  circumscribe,  confine  --  (restrict  or  confine,  as  to  area,  extent,  time,  etc.) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  limit 
  limited 
  limiting 
  limitless 
 
  Overview  of  noun  limit 
 
  The  noun  limit  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (24)  limit,  bounds,  boundary  --  (the  greatest  possible  degree  of  something:  "what  he  did  was  beyond  the  bounds  of  acceptable  behavior";  "to  the  limit  of  his  ability") 
  2.  (3)  terminus  ad  quem,  terminal  point,  limit  --  (final  or  latest  limiting  point) 
  3.  (2)  limit,  demarcation,  demarcation  line  --  (the  boundary  of  a  specific  area) 
  4.  (1)  limit  --  (as  far  as  something  can  go) 
  5.  limit,  limitation  --  (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") 
  6.  limit,  limit  point,  point  of  accumulation  --  (a  mathematical  value  toward  which  a  function  goes  as  the  independent  variable  approaches  infinity) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  limit 
 
  The  verb  limit  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (23)  restrict,  restrain,  trammel,  limit,  bound,  confine,  throttle  --  (place  limits  on  "restrict  the  use  of  this  parking  lot") 
  2.  (15)  restrict,  limit  --  (place  under  restrictions;  limit  access  to) 
  3.  (7)  limit,  circumscribe,  confine  --  (restrict  or  confine,  as  to  area,  extent,  time,  etc.) 



limit definition