What is the meaning of limit?


  • The greatest possible degree of something.
    • usage: "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
  • Final or latest limiting point.
  • As far as something can go.
  • The boundary of a specific area.
  • The mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity.
  • The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed.
    • usage: "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"


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