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  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.

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  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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say limits in sign language?

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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. Kayla Montgomery:

    Racing is one of the greatest feelings in the world. I love it, long-distance running is my favorite... you have to have so much stamina, strength and determination. I like to push Kayla Montgomery to my limits for as long as I can.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    The budget request that is now before the Congress has been trimmed to the limits of safety. Further deep cuts can not be made without seriously endangering the security of the Nation. The choice is up to the men and women you've elected to the Congress, and that means the choice is up to you.

  3. Cometan:

    Padlocked we are in the limits of our minds.

  4. Benjamin Ginsberg:

    Bush v. Gore was one state. We put out a call and hundreds of lawyers, political operatives and many others responded, even with that, it taxed the Party to its limits to do just one state. It is at best unproven that the Top Trump campaign can command the sort of infrastructure they would really need to pull this off.

  5. Maria Claudia Lacouture:

    At this point most of the limits Colombia has for growth in tourism are the warnings that other countries have, the moment we have peace, those warnings won't have weight - their reason for existing is the rebels and insecurity. That will allow tourists to start to see Colombia in a different light and for the sector to grow.

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