Limited

Word LIMITED
Character 7
Hyphenation lim it ed
Pronunciations /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/

Definitions and meanings of "Limited"

What do we mean by limited?

Confined or restricted within certain limits. adjective

Not attaining the highest goals or achievement. adjective

Having only mediocre talent or range of ability. adjective

Having governmental or ruling powers restricted by enforceable limitations, as a constitution or a legislative body. adjective

Of or relating to a limited company. adjective

Of, relating to, or being transportation facilities, such as trains or buses, that make few stops and carry relatively few passengers. adjective

A limited train or bus. noun

Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed.

Allotted or appointed.

In railroading, restricted as to number of cars (weight), or to the carrying of first-class passengers: said of a train.

A limited express-train: as, the Chicago limited. noun

Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted. adjective

A company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has taken, so that he can not be called on to contribute beyond the amount of his shares. adjective

Simple past tense and past participle of limit. verb

With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it. adjective

Having a specific function or scope adjective

Mediocre adjective

Not unlimited adjective

Including only a part adjective

To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound, to set boundaries.

To have a limit in a particular set.

To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Limited

The word "limited" in example sentences

But I can speak from experience as to how a term limited to notions of "Islamic fundamentalism" for the just protection of terrorist victims can fail us all. ❋ Maytha Alhassen (2011)

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary, the one that the Founders knew, illustrates its definition of "limited" with the phrase "limited monarchy," and, in so doing, reminds us that limiting monopolies was a key way in which British jurists checked the powers of their king. ❋ Lewis Hyde (2011)

The term limited Speaker is a good humored wordsmith, almost always willing to engage and banter with us. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In other words, prepare yourself to see the term limited release attached on some level to the US plans for ‘Imaginarium of Doctor Parnasus’. ❋ Unknown (2009)

KING: It's a bit early for this question, but what happens to the term limited governor of Montana when he's done? ❋ Unknown (2009)

My son, Paul Vallone, is running to replace the term limited Tony Avella in the 19th District, Queens County. ❋ Unknown (2008)

While both groups give lip service to the term limited government and use the same "conservative" label, they are very different creatures. ❋ Unknown (2005)

The term limited State Rep-tile Barrett believes she has a chance. ❋ Nathaniel Livingston (2005)

Nor was the word limited to economics: in the earliest entry in the OED, from a 1951 Archivum Linguisticum, a roundheeled lexicographer sneered at “linguistic dirigisme, standards of correctness in a constantly evolving language.” ❋ William Safire (2004)

As the term limited for the operation of the commercial convention with ❋ United States. Presidents. (N/A)

Dictionary, the one that the Founders knew, illustrates its definition of "limited" with the phrase "limited monarchy," and, in so doing, reminds us that limiting monopolies was a key way in which British jurists checked the powers of their king. limit of copyright must be understood as one way in which the framers checked the powers of Congress and squared copyright with the First Amendment. ❋ Lewis Hyde (2011)

It was, moreover, interdicted to every subject, to harbor, succor, or minister to the necessities of any Jew, after the expiration of the term limited for his departure. ❋ William Hickling Prescott (1827)

I enclose you the papers in the case of a Mr. Wilson, ruined by the capture of his vessels after the term limited by the armistice. ❋ Thomas Jefferson (1784)

None of the term limited seats that had been held by Democrats turned over to Republicans. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Also vying for the two citywide spots are three other sitting council members: Arnie Filkow and Jackie Clarkson, the current at-large representatives, and Cynthia Willard-Lewis, the term limited District E member. legacyusa ❋ Unknown (2009)

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