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

1 sense of limiting

Sense 1
modification, qualifying, limiting -- (the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase)
       => grammatical relation -- (a linguistic relation established by grammar)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb limit

3 senses of limit

Sense 1
restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")
       => control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

Sense 2
limit, circumscribe, confine -- (restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 3
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit -- (decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

Antonyms of adj limiting

2 senses of limiting

Sense 1
confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting -- (restricting the scope or freedom of action)

INDIRECT (VIA restrictive) -> unrestrictive -- (not tending to restrict)

Sense 2
limiting -- (strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause")

INDIRECT (VIA restrictive) -> unrestrictive -- (not tending to restrict)

Similarity of adj limiting

2 senses of limiting

Sense 1
confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting -- (restricting the scope or freedom of action)
       => restrictive (vs. unrestrictive) -- (serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments")

Sense 2
limiting -- (strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause")
       => restrictive (vs. unrestrictive) -- (serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments")

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