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limits

verb
present tense third-person singular of limit

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • limit the note to a few words

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2 to mark the limits of
  • adjectives limit the meanings of nouns

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limits

noun
plural of limit

Synonyms of limits (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 the most extreme or advanced point
  • those bratty kids have pushed my patience to the limit

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“Limits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/limits. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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