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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 of limit bound, boundary, cap, ceiling, confines, end, extent, limitation, line, termination Words Related to limit 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 of limit depth, extremity, heightWords Related to limit 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 of limit cap, circumscribe, confine, hold down, restrict Words Related to limit bar, block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualify Near Antonyms of limit broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreach Antonyms of limit exceed

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


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