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limit /ˈlɪmət, ˈlɪmɪt/ noun [countable]

حریم ، کران (حد) ، کنار ، پایان ، اندازه ، وسعت ، محدود کردن ، معین کردن ، منحصر کردن ، علوم مهندسی: محدود ، قانون ـ فقه: محدود کردن ، روانشناسی: محدود کردن ، بازرگانی: تعیین کردن حد ، ورزش: مسافت یا مدت مسابقه
مهندسی صنایع: حد ، اندازه ، محدود کردن کامپیوتر: اندازه ، محدود کردن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- breaking point, deadline, end, ultimate
- boundary, border, edge, frontier, perimeter
- restrict, bound, check, circumscribe, confine, curb, ration, restrain
Antonyms: broaden
Contrasted words: enlarge, expand, extend, increase, widen, develop, grow
Related Words: circumscription, confinement, restriction, termination, border, brim, brink, edge, margin, rim, verge, constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, check, curb, hinder, inhibit, restrain, appoint, assign, define, prescribe, set
English Thesaurus: limit, restrictions, limitations, constraints, maximum, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. limit1 S2 W2 /ˈlɪmət, ˈlɪmɪt/ noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: limit, limitation, delimitation; adjective: limitedunlimited, limiting, limitless; verb: limit, delimit]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: French; Origin: limite, from Latin limes 'edge, boundary']

1. GREATEST/LEAST ALLOWED the greatest or least amount, number, speed etc that is allowed:
a 55 mph speed limit
limit for
There’s no age limit for applicants.
limit to/on
My wife and I set a limit on how much we spend on clothes.
above/over/below a limit
Pesticide levels in drinking water are already above legal limits in many areas.

2. GREATEST AMOUNT POSSIBLE (also limits) the greatest possible amount of something that can exist or be obtained
limit of
the limits of human knowledge
He’d reached the limit of his patience.
Our finances are already stretched to the limit (=we do not have any extra money).
There’s no limit to what you can do if you try.

3. PLACE (also limits) the furthest point or edge of a place, often one that must not be passed:
He had not been outside the limits of the prison walls for 20 years.
The public is not allowed within a 2-mile limit of the missile site.
Los Angeles city limits

4. off limits
a) beyond the area where someone is allowed to go:
That area of beach was off limits to us ‘city kids’.
b) beyond what you are allowed to do or have:
His private life is off limits to the press.

5. within limits within the time, level, amount etc considered acceptable:
You can come and go when you want – within limits.

6. be over the limit to have drunk more alcohol than is legal or safe for driving

7. know your limits informal to know what you are good at doing and what you are not good at:
I know my limits. I’m not an administrator.

8. have your limits spoken to have a set of rules about what is reasonable behaviour, and to not accept behaviour that does not follow these rules:
I have my limits. You will not use that kind of nasty language in class.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. limit2 S3 W2 verb
[Word Family: noun: limit, limitation, delimitation; adjective: limitedunlimited, limiting, limitless; verb: limit, delimit]

1. [transitive] to stop an amount or number from increasing beyond a particular point:
a decision to limit imports of foreign cars
limit something to something
Seating is limited to 500.

2. [transitive] to stop someone from doing what they want or from developing and improving beyond a particular point:
A lack of formal education will limit your job opportunities.
limit yourself to something
I limit myself to two cups of coffee a day.

3. be limited to something to exist or happen only in a particular place, group, or area of activity:
The damage was limited to the roof.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. outer | northern, southern, etc. | three-mile, etc. | absolute I can offer you £20 but that's my absolute limit.
higher, maximum, upper | lower | strict, stringent, tight The application must be made within a strict time limit.
age, speed, time, weight There's a weight limit on the bridge.
physical | safety | budget, cash, credit, earnings, financial, income, overdraft | legal, prescribed, statutory | recommended
VERB + LIMIT reach | cross | establish, impose, place, put, set Central government has set a limit on spending by local councils. | increase, raise | lower | exceed exceeding the speed limit
push sb to She pushed me to the limit of my abilities.
PREP. above a/the ~ The level of radioactivity in the soil was found to be above recommended limits.
at a/the ~ I was almost at the limits of my patience.
below a/the ~ The price fell below the lower limit. The trees are found only below a limit of 500 metres.
beyond a/the ~ Heat levels rose beyond the recommended limits. fishing beyond the twelve-mile limit
on a/the ~ islands on the outer limit of the continent
over a/the ~ He'd been drinking and was well over the legal limit.
up to a/the ~ You can buy cigarettes up to a limit of 200 per person.
within a/the ~ They did well within the limits of their knowledge. There was no school within a limit of ten miles.
within ~s The children can do what they like, within limits.
without ~ Banks may buy bills of exchange without limit.
~ on There's a limit on the number of tickets you can buy.
~ to There's a limit to what we can do to help.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. seriously, severely, strictly
VERB + LIMIT attempt to, seek to, take steps to, try to | be designed to The change in the law was designed to limit the scope for corruption.
agree to | serve to, tend to Rigid job descriptions can serve to limit productivity.
PREP. to The teaching of history should not be limited to dates and figures.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


set a limit (also impose a limit formal)
Set a time limit for the completion of the task.
put a limit on something
We have to put a limit on the number of participants.
exceed a limit (=go beyond a limit)
He reported a driver for exceeding the speed limit.
go over a limit (=go beyond a limit)
Borrowers who go over the spending limit set by the credit card company are penalised.
an upper/lower limit (=the highest/lowest amount allowed)
There is no upper limit on the amount you can borrow.
Ensure the temperature in the aquarium does not fall below the lower limit.
a strict limit
There are strict limits on spending.
a legal limit (=a limit set by law)
The alcohol in his blood was four times more than the legal limit.
the speed limit
Too many people go over the speed limit in residential areas.
a time limit
The time limit for making a claim is three months.
an age limit
The lower age limit for entering the Royal Marines is sixteen.
a weight/height limit
The weight limit per bag is 20 kilos.
spending limits
There are strict spending limits imposed by law on all candidates.
term limits American English (=limits on how much time a politician can spend in office)
Should Senators be subject to term limits?

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: One solution would be for the government to put a limit on when these programmes may be broadcast.
GOOD: One solution would be for the government to place restrictions on when these programmes may be broadcast.

Usage Note:
When you are talking about the control of something by laws, rules etc, use restrict /restriction : 'The government plans to restrict the sale of guns.' 'The 1986 law imposed new financial restrictions on private companies.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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