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  • 21 limited — adj. 1) limited in (limited in resources) 2) limited to * * * [ lɪmɪtɪd] limited to limited in (limited in resources) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 22 limited — lim|it|ed [ lımıtəd ] adjective *** 1. ) not allowed to go above a particular number, amount, or level: Building in the National Park area is strictly limited. We offer a limited number of free places on the course. The promotional pack will be… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 limited — [[t]lɪ̱mɪtɪd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is limited is not very great in amount, range, or degree. They may only have a limited amount of time to get their points across... Shops have a very limited selection. Syn: small 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 limited */*/*/ — UK [ˈlɪmɪtɪd] / US [ˈlɪmɪtəd] adjective 1) a) not allowed to go above a particular number, amount, or level Building in the National Park area is strictly limited. We offer a limited number of free places on the course. The promotional pack will… …

    English dictionary

  • 25 limited — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Restricted] Syn. confined, checked, curbed; see bound 2 , bounded , restrained , restricted . 2. [Having only moderate capacity] Syn. cramped, insufficient, short; see faulty , inadequate 1 , poor 2 , unsatisfactory . II …

    English dictionary for students

  • 26 limited — adjective Date: 1597 1. a. confined within limits ; restricted < limited success > b. of a train offering faster service especially by making a limited number of stops 2. characterized by enforceable limitations prescribed (as by a constitution)… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 27 limited — /ˈlɪmətəd / (say limuhtuhd) adjective 1. confined within limits; restricted, circumscribed, or narrow: a limited space. 2. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in a constitution: a limited monarchy. 3. (of a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 28 limited — Restricted; bounded; prescribed. Confined within positive bounds; restricted in duration, extent, or scope. As to limited company limited divorce limited fee; limited partnership, see those titles …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29 limited — Ld Ld. n. The abbreviation for {limited}, term appended to the name of a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability; also abbreviated {Ltd.} It corresponds to {Inc.} in the United States. [Chiefly British] [abbr.] Syn: limited …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 30 limited — il·limited; limited; un·limited; …

    English syllables

  • 31 limited*/*/ — [ˈlɪmɪtɪd] adj 1) not allowed to go above a particular number, amount, or level Ant: unlimited The promotional pack will be on sale for a limited period only.[/ex] 2) not very good, or not very great in amount a limited grasp of economics[/ex] 3) …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 32 limited — lim•it•ed [[t]ˈlɪm ɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed 2) gov restricted in governing powers prescribed in laws and in a constitution: a limited monarchy[/ex] 3) unimaginative; lacking originality 4) bus Chiefly …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33 limited —  means constrained, set within bounds. Unless there is the idea of a limit being imposed, the word is better avoided. It is reasonable enough to say that a special offer is available for a limited time, but to write that there was a limited… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 34 limited —    means constrained, set within bounds. Unless the sentence includes the idea of imposing a limit, the word is better avoided. It is reasonable enough to say that a special offer is available for a limited time, but to write that there was a… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 35 limited — adjective 1》 restricted in size, amount, or extent. 2》 (of a monarchy or government) exercised under limitations of power prescribed by a constitution. 3》 (Limited) Brit. denoting a limited company. Derivatives limitedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 36 limited — adjective 1) limited resources Syn: restricted, finite, little, tight, slight, in short supply, short; meager, scanty, sparse, few, insubstantial, deficient, inadequate, insufficient, paltry, poor …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37 limited — Narrow, restricted, circumscribed, inclosed within a certain limit; hemmed in; confined; bounded. Cheney v Smith, 3 Ariz 143, 23 P 680, 685. Abbreviated ltd. A word used to indicate the corporate status, especially in England and Canada, the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 38 Limited — Limit Lim it (l[i^]m [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Limited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Limiting}.] [F. limiter, L. limitare, fr. limes, limitis, limit; prob. akin to limen threshold, E. eliminate; cf. L. limus sidelong.] To apply a limit to, or set a limit …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 39 limited — adjective /ˈlɪmɪtəd/ With certain (oft. specified) limits placed upon it. Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of collections, rather than superficial study of every packet that comes to hand …

    Wiktionary

  • 40 limited — Synonyms and related words: Amtrak, Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, austere, authoritative, baggage train, borne, bound, bounded, boxed in, cable railroad, chastened, choo choo …

    Moby Thesaurus