Definition of Time limit

1. Noun. A time period within which something must be done or completed.

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Specialized synonyms: Limitation

Definition of Time limit

1. Noun. a time by which something must finish ¹

2. Noun. a duration beyond which something may not exceed ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Limit

time factors
time flies
time flies when you're having fun
time frame
time frames
time heals all wounds
time horizon
time immemorial
time interval
time is money
time is of the essence
time killer
time killers
time lag
time lapse
time limit (current term)
time line
time lines
time loan
time lock
time locks
time machine
time machines
time management
time marker
time note
time notes
time of arrival
time of asking
time of day

Literary usage of Time limit

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"[3] The next question is: Was there a waiver by the city of the time limit provision of the contract? Appellant contends that such a waiver must be implied ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"Art. XII—TIME-LIMIT AND COMPENSATION. 1. The Licensing Bill, 1908 [Bill 133]. 2. ... The period of this postponement is called the 'time-limit. ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"The real argument for a time-limit, or some equivalent suggestion, was that they could not achieve a great licensing reform without it, or make any real ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"WA BLANCK:—Mr. Carlton's remarks in regard to time- limit devices in ... If there is a time-limit switch on that line and the time limit is held on and will ..."

5. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... or elections are delayed or postponed on account of any injunction or legal proceedings then the time limit provided in the subdivision of this section, ..."

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