Synonyms of limit in English:

limit


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See Spanish definition of límite

noun

1‘a campus outside the city limits’

SYNONYMS
boundary, border, boundary line, bound, bounding line, partition line, frontier, edge, demarcation line, end point, cut-off point, termination
perimeter, outside, outline, confine, periphery, margin, rim, extremity, fringe, threshold, compass
ANTONYMS

centre

2‘for Saturday's match the police have set a limit of 4,500 supporters’

SYNONYMS
maximum, ceiling, limitation, upper limit
restriction, curb, check, control, curtailment, restraint
damper, brake, rein
ANTONYMS

minimum

3‘resources are stretched to the limit’

SYNONYMS
utmost, breaking point, extremity, greatest extent, ultimate, end point, the bitter end

4the limit‘that really is the limit!’

SYNONYMS
the last straw, the straw that broke the camel's back, enough, more than enough
informal the end, it

verb

1‘the pressure to limit costs’

SYNONYMS
restrict, curb, check, place a limit on, cap, keep within bounds, hold in check, restrain, put a brake on, hold, freeze, peg
regulate, control, govern, delimit, demarcate, circumscribe, ration
arrest, bridle, inhibit, damp, damp down, fetter, tie down
rare trammel
ANTONYMS

increase, allow to grow unchecked