Definitions For Limit


  • The greatest possible degree of something
  • The boundary of a specific area
  • As far as something can go
  • The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
  • The mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity
  • Final or latest limiting point
  • A point beyond which it is not possible to go
  • A point beyond which someone is not allowed to go
  • An amount or number that is the highest or lowest allowed


  • Place limits on (extent or amount or access)
  • Restrict or confine within limits
  • Decide upon or fix definitely
  • To stop or prevent an increase in (something) : to keep (something) from becoming greater
  • To prevent (something) from being larger, longer, more, etc. : to place a limit on the size or extent of (something)
  • To stop (someone) from having or doing more : to place a limit on (someone)

Is Limit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Limit is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Limit in a Sentence

  • He has reached the limit of his endurance.
  • In training, she pushed her body to its physical limits.
  • He tries to be creative within the limits of conventional journalism.
  • We need to find ways to limit expenses.
  • He tried to limit the damage to his reputation by blaming other people.
  • A factor limiting our country's economic performance is its lack of resources.

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