HyperDic: limiting

English > 3 senses of the word limiting:
ADJECTIVEalllimiting, confining, constraining, constrictive, restrictingrestricting the scope or freedom of action
alllimitingstrictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
NOUNrelationlimiting, modification, qualifyingthe grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning / meaning of the phrase
limiting > pronunciation
Soundslih'mahtihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > limiting: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrestricting the scope or freedom of action.
Synonymsconfining, constraining, constrictive, restricting
BroaderrestrictiveServing to restrict
Spanishconstrictivo, limitador, restrictivo
English > limiting: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningstrictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase.
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
BroaderrestrictiveServing to restrict
Spanishrestrictivo
English > limiting: 3 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning / meaning of the phrase.
Synonymsmodification, qualifying
NarrowerappositionA grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
restrictivenessA grammatical qualification that makes the meaning / meaning more specific ('red hat' has a more specific meaning / meaning than 'hat')
Broadergrammatical relationA linguistic relation established by grammar
Spanishmodificación

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