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limit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of limit

  1. 1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go <there was no limit to the number of challenges they faced> Synonyms bound, boundary, cap, ceiling, confines, end, extent, limitation, line, termination Related Words extremity, fag end, terminus; border, brim, edge, margin, rim, verge; outside; bar, barrier, fence, hedge, restraint, stop, wall

  2. 2 the most extreme or advanced point <those bratty kids have pushed my patience to the limit> Synonyms depth, extremity, heightRelated Words consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate




limit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of limit

  1. 1 to set bounds or an upper limit for <limit the note to a few words> Synonyms cap, circumscribe, confine, hold down, restrict Related Words bar, block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualify Near Antonyms broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreach Antonyms exceed

  2. 2 to mark the limits of <adjectives limit the meanings of nouns> Synonyms bound, circumscribe, define, delimit, demarcate, demark, mark (off), terminate Related Words control, determine, govern; delineate, describe





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