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Webster 1913 Edition


Limited

Lim′it-ed

(lĭm′ĭt-ĕd)
,
Adj.
Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted;
as, our views of nature are very
limited
.
Limited company
,
a company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has taken, so that he can not be called on to contribute beyond the amount of his shares.
[Eng.]
Mozley & W.

Webster 1828 Edition


Limited

LIM'ITED

, pp.
1.
Bounded; circumscribed; restrained.
2.
a. Narrow; circumscribed. Our views of nature are very limited.

Definition 2023


limited

limited

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limited

  1. simple past tense and past participle of limit

Adjective

limited (comparative more limited, superlative most limited)

  1. With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
      Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of collections, rather than superficial study of every packet that comes to hand.
  2. Of numbers, amounts, data: poor, small, felt to be insufficient.
    I have a limited understanding of quantum physics.

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limited (plural limiteds)

  1. (railroad) A train that only halts at a limited number of stops.

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