HyperDic: limitation

English > 5 senses of the word limitation:
NOUNcognitionlimitation, restrictiona principle that limits the extent of something
attributelimitationthe quality of being limited or restricted
quantitylimitation, limitthe greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
timelimitation(law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought
actlimitation, restrictionan act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
limitation > pronunciation
Soundslih.mihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > limitation: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA principle that limits the extent of something.
Synonymrestriction
NarrowernarrownessA restriction of range or scope
quantificationA limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers 'some' or 'all' or 'no')
restraintA rule or condition that limits freedom
Broaderrule, regulationA principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
Spanishcortapisa, limitación, restricción
Verbslimitrestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
limitplace limits on (extent or access)
English > limitation: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being limited or restricted.
Example"it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
BroaderdisadvantageThe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
Spanishlimitación, restricción
Catalanlimitació, restricció
Verbslimitrestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
limitplace limits on (extent or access)
English > limitation: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed.
Example "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
Synonymlimit
NarrowercutoffA designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated
extremum, peakThe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
English > limitation: 5 senses > noun 4, time
Meaning(law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought.
Example"statute of limitations"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadertime limitA time period within which something must be done or completed
Spanishlimitación, prescripción
Verbslimitrestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
limitplace limits on (extent or access)
English > limitation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAn act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).
Synonymrestriction
Narrowerarms controlA limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country
clampdownsudden restriction on an activity
freezefixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level
hold-downA limitation or constraint
load-sheddingcutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
Broaderregulation, regulatingThe act of controlling or directing / directing according to rule
Spanishlimitación, restricción
Catalanlimitació, restricció
Verbslimitrestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
limitplace limits on (extent or access)

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