Textual thesaurus for "limit"

(noun) bound, boundary

the greatest possible degree of something

what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior; to the limit of his ability

(noun) demarcation, demarcation line

the boundary of a specific area

(noun) limitation

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) limit point, point of accumulation

the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity

(noun) terminal point, terminus ad quem

final or latest limiting point

(verb) restrain, restrict, confine, bound, trammel, throttle

place limits on (extent or access)

restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

(verb) circumscribe, confine

restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

(verb) set, specify, define, determine, fix

decide upon or fix definitely

fix the variables; specify the parameters