un·​lim·​it·​ed ˌən-ˈli-mə-təd How to pronounce unlimited (audio)
: lacking any controls : unrestricted
unlimited access
: boundless, infinite
unlimited possibilities
: not bounded by exceptions : undefined
the unlimited and unconditional surrender of the enemySir Winston Churchill
unlimitedly adverb

Example Sentences

Membership gives you unlimited access to the facilities. This ticket is good for unlimited travel on all trains. This plan allows you to make an unlimited number of phone calls to anywhere in the U.S. Her funds seem to be unlimited.
Recent Examples on the Web The pass is for an unlimited number of flights and includes domestic and international destinations. Dennis Rudner, San Antonio Express-News, 5 Feb. 2023 The boat accessory market is a multimillion industry with an unlimited number of options. Max Inchausti, Field & Stream, 9 Jan. 2023 Make your financial gifts: Families can give gifts of up to $16,000 to an unlimited number of people without triggering estate or gift tax. Imani Moise, WSJ, 23 Dec. 2022 Alongside co-founder James Moore, the New York Giants star launched PorchPals, a new platform that provides affordable porch piracy package insurance designed to insure an unlimited number of packages delivered to consumers’ door. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 20 Dec. 2022 These cover an unlimited number of kids and up to five adults at $7.49, $14.99, and $19.99 per month when billed monthly. Dallas News, 7 Dec. 2022 The thin piece of cotton, which is traditionally used for making cheese but has nearly an unlimited number of other uses in the kitchen and around the home, gets soaked in melted butter and placed over the turkey breast. People Staff, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2022 While the Ukrainian program was opened to an unlimited number of people, the Venezuelan version is capped at 24,000. Julie Turkewitz, New York Times, 24 Oct. 2022 The first part in the series will be open edition, meaning the NFT can be minted an unlimited number of times. J. Clara Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unlimited was in the 15th century

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“Unlimited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlimited. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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un·​lim·​it·​ed ˌən-ˈlim-ət-əd How to pronounce unlimited (audio)
: lacking any controls
unlimited freedom
: infinite entry 1 sense 1
there is an unlimited number of natural numbers
: not bounded by exceptions : undefined
an unlimited and unconditional surrender

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