Definition of To the limit

1. Adverb. In full. "You are in this to the hilt"

Exact synonyms: To The Hilt



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Lexicographical Neighbors of To The Limit

to the
to the T
to the best of one's knowledge
to the brim
to the contrary
to the day
to the death
to the fore
to the full
to the gills
to the gunnels
to the highest degree
to the hilt
to the last
to the letter
to the limit (current term)
to the lowest degree
to the manner born
to the max
to the moon
to the north
to the point
to the point(p)
to the power of
to the quick
to the rescue
to the south
to the tee
to the tonsils
to the tune of

Literary usage of To the limit

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... and article 5 of section 10 would give to the political subdivision therein named the power to issue bonds up to the limit provided after such question ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"... scholarships or bursaries the instruction in public elementary schools of scholars from the age of twelve up to the limit of age fixed for the provision ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... the series is then also said to converge to the limit which is '^z limit of the sequence. Another example of 'a sequence is afforded by the success. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... lends to the limit zero, and consequently dh/ds tends to oo. That ¡s, down stream A&A| tends to a direction perpendicular to the bed. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... since they must be taken as evanescent quantities when we proceed to the limit. Likewise m all other applications of infinitesimals in the differential ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"... are of consequence, as in most practical cases, we come to the limit of its utility, which is reached when the load is about 1C tons per square inch. ..."

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