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limitation

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CIDE DICTIONARY

limitationn. [L. limitatio: cf. F. limitation. See Limit, v. t.].
  •  The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the council.  [1913 Webster]
    "They had no right to mistake the limitation . . . of their own faculties, for an inherent limitation of the possible modes of existence in the universe."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which limits; a restriction; a qualification; a restraining condition, defining circumstance, or qualifying conception; as, limitations of thought.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cause of error is ignorance what restraints and limitations all principles have in regard of the matter whereunto they are applicable."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A certain precinct within which friars were allowed to beg, or exercise their functions; also, the time during which they were permitted to exercise their functions in such a district.  Chaucer. Latimer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A limited time within or during which something is to be done.  [1913 Webster]
    "You have stood your limitation, and the tribunes
    Endue you with the people's voice.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A certain period limited by statute after which the claimant shall not enforce his claims by suit.  Wharton. Bouvier.  [1913 Webster]
To know one's own limitations, to know the reach and limits of one's abilities. A. R. Wallace.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

limitation, n.
1 the act or an instance of limiting; the process of being limited.
2 a condition of limited ability (often in pl.: know one's limitations).
3 a limiting rule or circumstance (often in pl.: has its limitations).
4 a legally specified period beyond which an action cannot be brought, or a property right is not to continue.

Etymology
ME f. L limitatio (as LIMIT)

THESAURUS

limitation

absolute interest, allowance, benefit, border line, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounds, bourn, break boundary, breakoff point, ceiling, cession, circumscription, claim, closeness, common, compass, concession, confine, confinement, confines, continence, contingent interest, cramp, cramping, crowdedness, cutoff, cutoff point, deadline, delimitation, determinant, discipline, division line, easement, end, equitable interest, equity, estate, exception, exemption, extenuating circumstances, extremity, finish, floor, frontier, grain of salt, grant, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hedge, hedging, high-water mark, holding, incapaciousness, incommodiousness, interest, interface, limen, limit, limiting factor, line, line of demarcation, low-water mark, lower limit, march, mark, mental reservation, mete, moderation, modification, narrow gauge, narrowness, nearness, part, percentage, prescription, proscription, qualification, reservation, restrain, restrictedness, restriction, right, right of entry, salvo, settlement, slenderness, special case, special treatment, specialness, specification, stake, start, starting line, starting point, stint, straitness, strict settlement, strictness, stricture, target date, term, terminal date, terminus, threshold, tight squeeze, tightness, time allotment, title, trust, upper limit, use, vested interest, waiver

ROGET THESAURUS

limitation

Restraint

N restraint, hindrance, coercion, cohibition, constraint, repression, suppression, discipline, control, confinement, durance, duress, imprisonment, incarceration, coarctation, entombment, mancipation, durance vile, limbo, captivity, blockade, arrest, arrestation, custody, keep, care, charge, ward, restringency, curb, lettres de cachet, limitation, restriction, protection, monopoly, prohibition, prisoner, repressionist, restrained, constrained, imprisoned, pent up, jammed in, wedged in, under lock and key, under restraint, under hatches, in swaddling clothes, on parole, in custody, doing time, cohibitive, coactive, stiff, restringent, strait-laced, hidebound, barkbound, ice bound, wind bound, weather bound, cabined cribbed confined, in Lob's pound, laid by the heels.

Property

N property, possession, suum cuique, meum et tuum, ownership, proprietorship, lordship, seignority, empire, interest, stake, estate, right, title, claim, demand, holding, tenure, vested interest, contingent interest, beneficial interest, equitable interest, use, trust, benefit, legal estate, equitable estate, seizin, seisin, absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold, fee tail, fee simple, estate in fee, estate in tail, estate tail, estate in tail male, estate in tail female, estate in tail general, limitation, term, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate, estate for life, estate for years, estate pur autre vie, remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility, dower, dowry, jointure, appanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony, legacy, Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds, assets, belongings, means, resources, circumstances, wealth, money, what one is worth, what one will cut up for, estate and effects, landed property, landed real estate property, realty, land, lands, tenements, hereditaments, corporeal hereditaments, incorporeal hereditaments, acres, ground, acquest, messuage, toft, territory, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, sphere of influence, manor, honor, domain, demesne, farm, plantation, hacienda, allodium, fief, fieff, feoff, feud, zemindary, dependency, arado, merestead, ranch, free lease-holds, copy lease-holds, folkland, chattels real, fixtures, plant, heirloom, easement, right of common, right of user, personal property, personal estate, personal effects, personalty, chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, stock in trade, things, traps, rattletraps, paraphernalia, equipage, parcels, appurtenances, impedimenta, luggage, baggage, bag and baggage, pelf, cargo, lading, rent roll, income, maul and wedges, patent, copyright, chose in action, credit, debt, one's own, landed, predial, manorial, allodial, free lease-hold, copy lease-hold, feudal, feodal, to one's credit, to one's account, to the good, to one and his heirs for ever, to one and the heirs of his body, to one and his heirs and assigns, to one and his executors administrators and assign.

Transfer

N transfer, conveyance, assignment, alienation, abalienation, demise, limitation, conveyancing, transmission, enfeoffment, bargain and sale, lease and release, exchange, barter, substitution, succession, reversion, shifting use, shifting trust, devolution, alienable, negotiable, estate coming into possession.

Circumscription

N circumscription, limitation, inclosure, confinement, circumvallation, encincture, envelope, container (receptacle), circumscribed, begirt, lapt, buried in, immersed in, embosomed, in the bosom of, imbedded, encysted, mewed up, imprisoned, landlocked, in a ring fence.

Pulverulence

N powderiness, pulverulence, sandiness, efflorescence, friability, powder, dust, sand, shingle, sawdust, grit, meal, bran, flour, farina, rice, paddy, spore, sporule, crumb, seed, grain, particle, limature, filings, debris, detritus, tailings, talus slope, scobs, magistery, fine powder, flocculi, smoke, cloud of dust, cloud of sand, cloud of smoke, puff of smoke, volume of smoke, sand storm, dust storm, pulverization, comminution, attenuation, granulation, disintegration, subaction, contusion, trituration, levigation, abrasion, detrition, multure, limitation, tripsis, filing, mill, arrastra, gristmill, grater, rasp, file, mortar and pestle, nutmeg grater, teeth, grinder, grindstone, kern, quern, koniology, powdery, pulverulent, granular, mealy, floury, farinaceous, branny, furfuraceous, flocculent, dusty, sandy, sabulous, psammous, arenose, arenarious, arenaceous, gritty, efflorescent, impalpable, lentiginous, lepidote, sabuline, sporaceous, sporous, pulverizable, friable, crumbly, shivery, pulverized, attrite, in pieces.

Qualification

N qualification, limitation, modification, coloring, allowance, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances, mitigation, condition, proviso, prerequisite, contingency, stipulation, provision, specification, sine qua non, catch, string, strings attached, exemption, exception, escape clause, salvo, saving clause, discount, restriction, fine print, qualifying, qualified, conditioned, restricted, hedged, conditional, exceptional, hypothetical, contingent, provided, provided that, provided always, if, unless, but, yet, according as, conditionally, admitting, supposing, on the supposition of, with the understanding, even, although, though, for all that, after all, at all events, approximately, in a limited degree (smallness), somewhat, sort of, something like that, to a certain extent, to a degree, in a sense, so to speak, with grains of allowance, cum grano salis, with a grain of salt, exceptis excipiendis, wind and weather permitting, if possible, subject to, conditioned upon, with this proviso, if the good lord is willing and the creeks don't r, catch-, Degrees of Evidence.


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