Definition of limited
2 : characterized by enforceable limitations prescribed (as by a constitution) upon the scope or exercise of powers a limited monarchy
3 : lacking breadth and originality a bit limited; a bit thick in the head — Virginia Woolf
Examples of limited in a Sentence
Only a limited number of students will be allowed in the class.
People with limited incomes are hit particularly hard by inflation.
The company has had limited success.
Recent Examples of limited from the Web
The pirates’ landing, a local tradition since 1950, draws thousands of fans, and parking in the area is extremely limited.
The program requires advanced registration and is limited to 12 babies per program.
Hulu has two different options: limited commercials for $7.99 a month, or no commercials for $11.99 a month, and both plans start with a 30-day free trial.
Passengers boarding China Southern Airlines Flight 380 noticed that an elderly woman, around 80 and with limited mobility, was tossing coins into the engine in what appeared to be a good luck superstition.
Arguably the best defensive center in this draft class, Anigbogu slipped dramatically on draft day because teams were so worried about the knee injury that’s limited his activity during the draft process.
And treatments are limited to tackling symptoms, not the condition itself.
A limited number of all-access tickets ($106.50 in advance, $120 at the door) are available each day, and those include additional tastings from boutique wineries that produce less than 2,000 cases of wine a year.
With limited returning experience, Burbank does have its best player from last season back.
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First Known Use of limited
LIMITED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of limited for English Language Learners
: not high or great in number, amount, etc.
LIMITED Defined for Kids
Definition of limited for Students
: small in number Picnic areas are limited.
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