phonetic symbol: / lɪ́mət / 

limit - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the greatest possible degree of something
・to the limit of his ability
bound , boundary

[ noun ]
■ the boundary of a specific area
demarcation , demarcation line

[ noun ]
■ as far as something can go

[ noun ]
■ the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
・there are limits on the amount you can bet
・it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight

[ noun ]
■ the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
limit point , point of accumulation

[ noun ]
■ final or latest limiting point
terminal point , terminus ad quem

[ verb ]
■ place limits on (extent or access)
・limit the time you can spend with your friends
bound , confine , restrain , restrict , throttle , trammel

[ verb ]
■ restrict or confine,
・I limit you to two visits to the pub a day
circumscribe , confine

[ verb ]
■ decide upon or fix definitely
define , determine , fix , set , specify

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