the sky's the limit

Definition of the sky's the limit

  1. —used to say that there are no limits and that anything is possible You can achieve anything if you really want to. The sky's the limit.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the upper atmosphere or expanse of space that constitutes an apparent great vault or arch over the earth

    :  heaven

    :  weather in the upper atmosphere

  1. :  to throw or toss up :  flip

    :  to hang (as a painting) above the line of vision

    :  to hit (a ball) high into the air

  1. :  something that bounds, restrains, or confines

    :  the utmost extent

    :  a geographic or political boundary

  1. :  to assign certain limits to :  prescribe

    :  to restrict the bounds or limits of

    :  to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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