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limit

noun

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

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


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