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limit 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈlimit/,
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limits, plural;
  1. Set or serve as a limit to
    • - try to limit the amount you drink
    • - class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10
    • - a limiting factor
Noun
  1. A point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass
    • - the limits of presidential power
    • - the 10-minute limit on speeches
    • - there was no limit to his imagination
  2. The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
    • - the city limits
    • - the upper limit of the tidal reaches
  3. The furthest extent of one's physical or mental endurance
    • - Mary Ann tried everyone's patience to the limit
    • - other horses were reaching their limit
  4. A restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
    • - an age limit
    • - a weight limit
  5. A speed limit
    • - a 30 mph limit
  6. (in card games) An agreed maximum stake or bet

  7. The maximum concentration of alcohol in the blood that the law allows in the driver of a motor vehicle
    • - the risk of drinkers inadvertently going over the limit
  8. A point or value that a sequence, function, or sum of a series can be made to approach progressively, until it is as close to the point or value as desired


  1. restrict: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  2. the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
  3. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  4. terminus ad quem: final or latest limiting point
  5. as far as something can go
  6. specify: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
  7. In category theory, a branch of mathematics, the abstract notion of a limit captures the essential properties of universal constructions such as products and inverse limits. ...
  8. In music theory, limit or harmonic limit is a way of characterizing the harmony found in a piece or genre of music, or the harmonies that can be made using a particular scale. ...
  9. In mathematics, especially in the study of dynamical systems, a limit set is the state a dynamical system reaches after an infinite amount of time has passed, by either going forward or backwards in time. ...
  10. The Limit was a 1980s musical group composed of Dutch producers Bernard Oattes and Rob Van Schalk. They released a full-length album in 1984, which yielded the hit "Say Yeah". The song peaked at #17 on the UK Singles Chart and at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Play chart.
  11. The Limit (aka. Gone Dark) is a 2003 film directed and produced by Lewin Webb and written by Matt Holland.
  12. "The Limit" is the first solo single released by British singer, Darren Ockert (musician) in 2006.
  13. A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go; A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e. ...
  14. (limited) With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it
  15. (Limitation) The continuation of a school’s eligibility to participate in the guarantor’s programs, subject to compliance with special conditions or restrictions established by agreement with the Department of Education or the guarantor.
  16. (Limitation) every claim has a limitation period or a limitation date. This is the period within which or the date by which a claim must either be settled or proceedings issued. ...
  17. (13. LIMITATION) 13.1 Any dispute or difference relating to the quantity or quality of the products not otherwise provided for under these terms and conditions shall be notified to the seller within 72 hours of the delivery and in relation to the price not later than 72 hours of receipt of ...
  18. (8.2 Limitation) IN NO EVENT WILL ConfometRx RF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR USE OF THE SERVICES.
  19. (LIMITATION) NEITHER VERDAFERO NOR ITS VENDORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIAL ON THE SITE OR RELATING TO YOUR SUBMISSIONS. ...
  20. (LIMITATION) Whenever the Hague Rules or COGSA are applicable otherwise than by National law in determining liability of the Carrier, that liability shall in no event exceed $500.00 per package or unit.
  21. (Limitation (n.)) something that restricts; something that a person cannot do; in many cases, a limitation can be a disadvantage; e.g. One limitation of desktop computers is that they are difficult to transport. Other forms: limit (verb/noun)
  22. (Limitation) A limit in the number of treatments or maximum dollar amount covered by a plan for certain services or supplies. ...
  23. (Limitation) A recording in a folio of the Register to the effect that the description of the land in the folio has not been investigated by the Registrar General and the boundaries of which are not guaranteed until defined in a new plan of survey.
  24. (Limitation) All references to this term refer to the comparison between our lives as limitless etheric entities vs. the solidified form that we must take in order to come into physical being. ...
  25. (Limitation) An applicant for a trade mark may voluntarily impose a geographical or other limitation to the use of its trade mark applied for. This is usually done to overcome objections raised during the prosecution procedure or to honour agreements made with third parties.