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  • 21limit — lim|it1 [ lımıt ] noun count *** 1. ) the largest or smallest amount or the highest or lowest level of something that is allowed: speed/spending limits limit on: There are strict limits on presidential power. limit to: There has to be a fair… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 22limit */*/*/ — I UK [ˈlɪmɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms limit : present tense I/you/we/they limit he/she/it limits present participle limiting past tense limited past participle limited 1) to prevent a number, amount, or effect from increasing past a… …

    English dictionary

  • 23limit — limitable, adj. limitableness, n. /lim it/, n. 1. the final, utmost, or furthest boundary or point as to extent, amount, continuance, procedure, etc.: the limit of his experience; the limit of vision. 2. a boundary or bound, as of a country, area …

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  • 24limit — 1 / lImit/ noun 1 GREATEST AMOUNT ALLOWED (C) the greatest amount, number, speed etc that is allowed: a 55 mph speed limit (+ to/on): Is there any limit to the amount of time we have? | set a limit (on): attempts to set limits on consumer waste | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25Limit — A limit can be: * Limit (mathematics), including: ** Limit of a function ** Limit of a sequence ** One sided limit ** Limit superior and limit inferior ** Limit of a net ** Limit point ** Limit (category theory) * A constraint (mathematical,… …

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  • 26limit*/*/*/ — [ˈlɪmɪt] noun [C] I 1) the greatest amount or level of something that is possible or allowed The speed limit here is forty miles an hour.[/ex] There is a limit to what we can do in two weeks.[/ex] 2) the outer edge of an area No bombs landed… …

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  • 27limit — I n. 1) to place, put, set a limit on 2) to disregard, exceed a limit 3) an age; speed; time; weight limit 4) a limit on, to 5) within limits 6) (misc.) to push smb. to the limit II v. (D; refl., tr.) to limit to (she had to limit herself to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 28limit — [[t]lɪ̱mɪt[/t]] ♦♦ limits, limiting, limited 1) N COUNT: usu sing, usu with supp A limit is the greatest amount, extent, or degree of something that is possible. Her love for him was being tested to its limits... There is no limit to how much… …

    English dictionary

  • 29Limit — Limitation; Beschränkung; Grenze; Limitierung; Begrenzung; Grenzmarke; Schwellenwert; Grenzwert * * * Li|mit [ lɪmɪt], das; s, s: nach oben oder unten festgelegte Grenze: das Limit ist eindeutig überschritten worden …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 30limit — The performance limit of a car s chassis, tires, etc.; typically experienced during sharp cornering at high speeds. Also see authority Limit cornering limit fatigue limit knock limit lean Authority Limit Switch particulate emission limit self… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 31limit — 1. verb /ˈlɪmɪt/ a) To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound. We need to limit the power of the executive. b) To have a limit in a particular set. Im limiting myself to two drinks tonight. Syn: cap, restrict …

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  • 32limit — {{11}}limit (n.) c.1400, boundary, frontier, from O.Fr. limite a boundary, from L. limitem (nom. limes) a boundary, limit, border, embankment between fields, related to limen threshold. Originally of territory; general sense from early 15c.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 33limit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French limite, from Latin limit , limes boundary Date: 14th century 1. a. something that bounds, restrains, or confines b. the utmost extent 2. a. a geographic or political boundary b. plural the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 34limit — 01. Please [limit] the time you spend on the computer to 30 minutes so that other students can use it. 02. There is almost no [limitation] on the number of hours you can spend on the computers in the computer lab. 03. His inability to speak… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 35limit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Boundary Nouns limit, boundary, bounds, confines; curbstone, term, edge; compass; bourne, verge, pale; termination, terminus, end, terminal, extremity; stint; frontier, precinct, border, marches,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 36Limit — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Limit >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 limit limit boundary bounds confine enclave term bourn verge curbstone but pale Sgm: N 1 termination termination terminus …

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  • 37limit — 1. noun 1) the city limits Syn: boundary, border, bound, frontier, edge, demarcation line; perimeter, outside, confine, periphery, margin, rim 2) a limit of 4,500 people Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 38limit — /ˈlɪmət / (say limuht) noun 1. the final or furthest bound or point as to extent, amount, continuance, procedure, etc.: the limit of vision. 2. a boundary or bound, as of a country, tract, district, etc. 3. Obsolete an area or region within… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 39limit — n. & v. n. 1 a point, line, or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass. 2 (often in pl.) the boundary of an area. 3 the greatest or smallest amount permissible or possible (upper limit; lower limit). 4 Math. a quantity… …

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  • 40limit — Synonyms and related words: Thule, Ultima Thule, abate, accommodation, acme, adjust to, all, alter, apex, apogee, appoint, area, assign, assuage, bar, be into, be strong in, bitter end, border, border line, bottom dollar, bound, boundary,… …

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