Definition of Limited

1. Noun. Public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops. "He caught the express to New York"

Exact synonyms: Express
Generic synonyms: Public Transport
Derivative terms: Express
Antonyms: Local

2. Adjective. Small in range or scope. "A limited circle of friends"

3. Adjective. Subject to limits or subjected to limits.
Exact synonyms: Circumscribed
Similar to: Restricted

4. Adjective. Including only a part.

5. Adjective. Mediocre.
Exact synonyms: Modified
Similar to: Qualified

6. Adjective. Not excessive.
Similar to: Moderate

7. Adjective. Having a specific function or scope. "A special (or specific) role in the mission"
Exact synonyms: Special
Similar to: Specific
Derivative terms: Speciality, Specialness

8. Adjective. Not unlimited. "A limited list of choices"
Similar to: Finite

Definition of Limited

1. a. Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited.

Definition of Limited

1. Verb. (past of limit) ¹

2. Adjective. With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it. ¹

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Definition of Limited

1. a train or bus making few stops [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Limited

limit inferior
limit of resolution
limit point
limit points
limit superior
limit up
limited (current term)
limited atonement
limited audit
limited company
limited edition
limited habitat
limited liability
limited liability companies
limited liability company
limited monarchies
limited monarchy
limited overs cricket
limited partnership
limited partnerships

Literary usage of Limited

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"For instance, given a problem in which >0for all values of x, y, y', then the necessary and sufficient condition for a limited strong minimum is the ..."

2. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"To avoid every unnecessary interference with the pursuits of the citizen, will result in more benefit than to adopt measures which could only assist limited ..."

3. The Statutes of Nova Scotia by Nova Scotia (1906)
"Incorporation. the name of the company with the word " limited " after it, or forming part of the said name, in any of the above cases. 18. ..."

4. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"But, unfortunately, sir, my time is so limited " " So they will, my dear. That is a great thing, Not that James ever complains; but it is right to spare our ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"This is the clear statement of the observed facts of a case of sex-limited inheritance. PHILIP B. HADLEY RI AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION, KINGSTON, R, ..."

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