Definitions for Limitedˈlɪm ɪ tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lim•it•edˈlɪm ɪ tɪd(adj.)

  1. confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed.

  2. restricted in governing powers prescribed in laws and in a constitution:

    a limited monarchy.

    Category: Government

  3. unimaginative; lacking originality.

  4. Chiefly Brit. (of a business firm) owned by stockholders, each having a restricted liability for the company's debts. (usu. cap.) incorporated; Inc.

    Category: Business

    Ref: Abbr.: Ltd.

  5. (of trains, buses, etc.) making only a limited number of stops en route.

    Category: Transportation

  6. (n.)a limited train, bus, etc.

    Category: Transportation

Origin of limited:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. express, limited(adj)

    public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops

    "he caught the express to New York"

  2. limited(adj)

    small in range or scope

    "limited war"; "a limited success"; "a limited circle of friends"

  3. circumscribed, limited(adj)

    subject to limits or subjected to limits

  4. limited(adj)

    including only a part

  5. limited, modified(adj)


  6. limited(adj)

    not excessive

  7. limited, special(adj)

    having a specific function or scope

    "a special (or specific) role in the mission"

  8. limited(adj)

    not unlimited

    "a limited list of choices"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. limited(adjective)ˈlɪm ɪ tɪd

    restricted to a particular amount, number, etc.

    a limited period; a limited number of people

  2. limitedˈlɪm ɪ tɪd

    not great in amount or degree

    pupils of limited ability; treatments that are of limited benefit


  1. limited(Adjective)

    With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Limited

    of Limit

  2. Limited(adj)

    confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Limited' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1610

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Limited' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2630

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Limited' in Adjectives Frequency: #200

Anagrams of Limited

  1. delimit

Translations for Limited

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative unlimited ) not very great, large etc; restricted

My experience is rather limited.

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