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limitation

noun

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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