the sky's the limit

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the sky's the limit

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

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

  2. : heaven

  3. : weather in the upper atmosphere

  1. : to throw or toss up : flip

  2. : to hang (something, such as a painting) above the line of vision

  3. : to hit (a ball) high into the air

limit play
  1. : something that bounds, restrains, or confines

  2. : the utmost extent

  3. : a geographic or political boundary

  1. : to assign certain limits to : prescribe

  2. : to restrict the bounds or limits of

  3. : to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent


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