What does Limits mean?

Definitions for Limits
Lim·its

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Limits.

Freebase

  1. Limits

    In BDSM, limits refer to issues that participants in a play scene or dynamic feel strongly about, usually referring to prohibited activities. Participants typically negotiate an outline of what activities will and will not take place. The participants outline what they desire and/or will not tolerate, including the determination of limits. For example, it is common to set a safe word and to establish certain types of play as prohibited. The BDSM usage of the terminology "limits" derives from the concept of 'off limits', the idea of limiting a scene to a specific set of activities, and the limitations of the participants.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. limits

    In a military sense, is that which bounds or confines; as, the limits of a sentinel’s post; the limits of a garrison. An officer in arrest may have his limits extended.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Limits' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3280

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Limits' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4624

How to pronounce Limits?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Limits in sign language?

  1. limits

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Limits in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Limits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Limits in a Sentence

  1. Marc Agnifilo:

    He was a ruler with no limits and no checks on his power.

  2. Peter Harbison:

    Protectionism is making a revival as some of the powerful national airlines exert strong pressure on their governments, have Open Skies reached their limits?

  3. Yuji Tanaka:

    After the war, Tokyo drastically changed economically and socially due to rapid economic growth through the 1970s, you can see the 400 years of history of Tokyo with perspective views at the museum. ( Just be aware that the Edo-Tokyo Museum is closed until early 2018 for a remodel. Other favorite must-see spots in Tokyo are visiting the shrine atSens?-ji, the insane streets of Shibuya( where you can cross the streets with thousands of other pedestrians, and visiting the beautiful Ueno Park in Tokyo's Tait? city. Sens?-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple — and also Toyko's oldest. ( Clint Henderson) The cherry blossoms at Ueno Park are a sight to see — just make sure you get there at the right time of year. ( Clint Henderson) JAPANESE RESTAURANT CAUGHT ADDING EXCESSIVE WASABI TO FOREIGNERS' ORDERS That might sound like a lot — especially since it's all within city limits — but Krasowski further suggests making Tokyo your temporary home base, and then hopping over to see other parts of the islands.

  4. Martina Merz:

    Nothing is off-limits anymore.

  5. Aaron Baggish:

    We've known for decades that athletes' hearts are different than the hearts of normal people, if you compare them to sedentary people, their results fall outside the limits of normal, but that doesn't mean anything is wrong.

Images & Illustrations of Limits

  1. LimitsLimitsLimitsLimitsLimits

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Limits#1#3440#10000

Translations for Limits

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Limits »

Translation

Find a translation for the Limits definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these Limits definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Limits." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 2 Jun 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Limits>.

Are we missing a good definition for Limits? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Limits:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.