Define:

limit (http://definr.com/limit)

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: bounds, boundary]

2: final or latest limiting point [syn: terminus ad quem, {terminal

point}]

3: the boundary of a specific area [syn: demarcation, {demarcation

line}]

4: as far as something can go

5: 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: limitation]

6: a mathematical value toward which a function goes as the

independent variable approaches infinity [syn: {limit

point}, point of accumulation]

v 1: place limits on; "restrict the use of this parking lot"

[syn: restrict, restrain, trammel, bound, confine,

throttle]

2: place under restrictions; limit access to [syn: restrict]

[ant: derestrict]

3: restrict or confine, as to area, extent, time, etc. [syn: circumscribe,

confine]