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Meaning of limit

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was
           beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of
           his ability" [syn: {limit}, {bound}, {boundary}]
      2: final or latest limiting point [syn: {terminus ad quem},
         {terminal point}, {limit}]
      3: as far as something can go
      4: the boundary of a specific area [syn: {limit}, {demarcation},
         {demarcation line}]
      5: the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the
         independent variable approaches infinity [syn: {limit},
         {limit point}, {point of accumulation}]
      6: 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" [syn: {limit},
      v 1: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of
           this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your
           friends" [syn: {restrict}, {restrain}, {trammel}, {limit},
           {bound}, {confine}, {throttle}]
      2: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a
         day" [syn: {limit}, {circumscribe}, {confine}]
      3: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify
         the parameters" [syn: {specify}, {set}, {determine},
         {define}, {fix}, {limit}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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