limit

Part of speech: verb

To bound; confine; restrict.

Part of speech: noun

That which limits, or is limited, or has bounds; a check; district; period.

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Usage examples "limit":

  1. All the ladies had won, as Desarmoises had orders to let them play as they liked up to a certain limit. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. " There probably is a distance limit," Malone said. - "The Impossibles", Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer.
  3. Soon enough, Vanderbank developed, to limit the strain-! - "The Awkward Age", Henry James.