What does Limited mean?

Definitions for Limited
ˈlɪm ɪ tɪdlim·it·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. express, limitedadjective

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

    "he caught the express to New York"

  2. limitedadjective

    small in range or scope

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

  3. circumscribed, limitedadjective

    subject to limits or subjected to limits

  4. limitedadjective

    including only a part

  5. limited, modifiedadjective


  6. limitedadjective

    not excessive

  7. limited, specialadjective

    having a specific function or scope

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

  8. limitedadjective

    not unlimited

    "a limited list of choices"


  1. limitedadjective

    With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.


  1. limited

    Limited refers to something that is restricted or confined within certain boundaries, amounts or numbers. It can apply to various contexts, such as resources, abilities, scope, or time, among others. It generally indicates a certain amount that is set and cannot be exceeded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Limited

    of Limit

  2. Limitedadjective

    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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Limited in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Limited in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Limited in a Sentence

  1. President Vladimir Putin:

    This military operation is limited in time. Russian air forces will help Assad's army while it's on the offensive mode, there will be no Russian boots on the ground.

  2. Leslie Neslage:

    We know guests are looking to add more variety to their meals, especially after a year where new food experiences were limited.

  3. Andre Wagner:

    It's possible Sue Luiz won't return to these working conditions, but it's also possible he will. Given his age and his limited professional qualifications, he will continue to be a potential victim of slave labor.

  4. The IEA:

    Oil continues to dominate road transport demand, despite an increase in consumption of biofuels, electrification of mobility, with the partial exception of two and three wheelers, makes only limited inroads. This pathway suggests little change in Southeast Asia from today's congested roads and poor urban air quality.

  5. United States:

    Missile defense has a role to play as part of a comprehensive effort to counter the North Korean threat but it's a limited one and its capabilities are often vastly overstated. United States and United States allies can not missile defense United States way out of vulnerability to North Korea's nuclear missiles.

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    small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
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