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limitnoun ambit, border, bound, boundary, boundary line, circumscriptio, circumscription, extreme boundary, final point, finis, fringe, frontier, furthest point, line of deearcation, outer edge, outer line, outer point, perimeter, rim, terminus, verge
Associated concepts: jurisdictional limit, territorial limit
limitverb bind, bridle, check, circumscribe, confine, constrain, constrict, contain, curb, deter, enclose, finire, hamper, hem in, hinder, hold back, impede, leash, modulate, narrow, proscribe, repress, restrain, set bounds, suppress
See also: abate, abridge, ambit, ban, bar, barrier, bind, block, border, bound, boundary, cap, capacity, ceiling, censor, check, commute, compel, condemn, condition, confine, constrain, constrict, control, curb, debar, defeasance, define, demarcate, detain, deter, determine, diminish, disadvantage, discipline, disfranchise, divest, duration, edge, enclose, enclosure, encumber, end, enjoin, exclude, expiration, extent, extremity, frontier, gamut, guideline, hamper, hedge, hinder, impede, imprison, inhibit, lessen, margin, maximum, measurement, mete, moderate, modify, obstruct, obstruction, palliate, periphery, pinnacle, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, purview, qualify, quota, range, repress, restrain, restrict, retrench, scope, specialize, stop, termination, toll