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Entry Word: limit
Function: verb
Text: 1 to set bounds or an upper limit for <limit the note to a few words>
Synonyms circumscribe, confine, restrict
Related Words bar, block, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualify
Near Antonyms broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreach
Antonyms exceed
2 to mark the limits of <adjectives limit the meanings of nouns>
Synonyms bound, circumscribe, define, delimit, demarcate, mark (out), terminate
Related Words control, determine, govern; delineate, describe