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Noun
A restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
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“There is a limit on the number of guests the venue can accommodate.”
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The furthest extent of something or someone's capability or capacity
“Resources have been stretched to the limit, and some relief is desperately needed.”
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The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
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“The toll gate is found at the easterly limit of the city.”
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(the limit) The furthest extent of one's physical or mental endurance
“I've had enough! This is truly the limit!”
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An extreme example of something
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Portion allotted to something
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The latest time or date by which something should be completed
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Leading position
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The extent of the area or subject matter that something deals with or to which it is relevant
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The best condition or degree
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A limit or boundary which defines the scope of a particular process or activity
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(archaic) The final point of a process
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The end or last moment, especially death
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Extreme tension
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Permitted speed
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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(idiomatic) A small addition to a burden which causes a situation to become unbearable
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Condition of agreement
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In a state of distress, resourcelessness, tension, difficulty, etc.
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A stage or level at which a change of state occurs
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A roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and finishes at the same place
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A fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access
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To set, or to serve as, a limit to
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“Sammy found it hard to limit his speed to 55 miles per hour on the national highway.”
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To reduce the amount of
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“You might want to limit your caloric intake if you're trying to lose weight.”
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To make too small or short
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To ensure the safety of; to keep from harm
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To enforce more stringently or more thoroughly
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Typecast or categorise
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Identify clearly and definitely
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Make legally null and void; invalidate
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To make use of
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Adjective
Causing difficulty or annoyance
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