Synonyms and Antonyms of limitation

  1. 1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go <the bridge has a weight limitation that bars heavy trucks from crossing it> Synonyms bound, boundary, cap, ceiling, confines, end, extent, limit, line, terminationRelated Words extremity, fag end, terminus; border, brim, edge, margin, rim, verge; outside; bar, barrier, fence, hedge, restraint, stop, wall

  2. 2 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice <the state has some fairly strict limitations on the sale and use of alcoholic beverages> Synonyms check, circumscription, condition, constraint, curb, fetter, restriction, restraint, strictureRelated Words exception, proviso, qualification, reservation, stipulation, strings; ban, prohibition, proscriptionNear Antonyms freedom, latitude

  3. 3 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries <the limitation on the number of vehicles allowed on the island does not sit well with year-round residents> Synonyms circumscription, confinement, restriction, rein, stintRelated Words constraint, restraint; containment, isolation, segregation

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