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limit
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 8
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the limit of a walk, of a town, of a country; the limits of human knowledge or endeavor.
2. The space or thing defined by limits.
4. A restriction; a check; a curb; a hindrance.
7. To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate, circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to limit one's ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of a word.
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