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Definitions of

*from WordNet**limit*1

*limit (n.)*

the greatest possible degree of something;

to thelimitof his ability

*limit (n.)*

final or latest limiting point;

Synonyms: terminus ad quem / terminal point

*limit (n.)*

as far as something can go;

*limit (n.)*

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

Synonyms: limit point / point of accumulation

*limit (n.)*

the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed;

there arelimitson the amount you can bet

Synonyms: limitation

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*limit (v.)*

place limits on (extent or amount or access);

limitthe time you can spend with your friends

*limit (v.)*

restrict or confine within limits;

Ilimityou to two visits to the pub a day

*From wordnet.princeton.edu*