from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Confined or restricted within certain limits: has only limited experience.
- adj. Not attaining the highest goals or achievement: a limited success.
- adj. Having only mediocre talent or range of ability: a popular but limited actor.
- adj. Having governmental or ruling powers restricted by enforceable limitations, as a constitution or a legislative body: limited monarchy.
- adj. Of, relating to, or being a limited company.
- adj. Of, relating to, or being transportation facilities, such as trains or buses, that make few stops and carry relatively few passengers.
- n. A limited train or bus.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of limit.
- adj. With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed.
- Allotted or appointed.
- In railroading, restricted as to number of cars (weight), or to the carrying of first-class passengers: said of a train.
- n. A limited express-train: as, the Chicago limited.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a specific function or scope
- adj. mediocre
- adj. not unlimited
- adj. including only a part
- adj. small in range or scope
- n. public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
- adj. subject to limits or subjected to limits
- adj. not excessive
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