Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun limitation

5 senses of limitation

Sense 1
restriction, limitation -- (a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements")
       => rule, regulation -- (a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation")

Sense 2
limitation -- (the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations")
       => disadvantage -- (the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position)

Sense 3
limit, limitation -- (the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 4
limitation -- ((law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought; "statute of limitations")
       => time limit -- (a time period within which something must be done or completed)

Sense 5
limitation, restriction -- (an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation))
       => regulation, regulating -- (the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians")

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