What does the word limit mean?

Usage examples for 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. " There probably is a distance limit," Malone said. – The Impossibles by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  3. Soon enough, Vanderbank developed, to limit the strain-! – The Awkward Age by Henry James