Synonyms of limit in English:

limit


See definition of limit

noun

1‘a campus outside the city limits’

SYNONYMS

boundary, border, boundary line, bound, bounding line, partition line, frontier, edge, demarcation line, end point, cut-off point, termination

perimeter, outside, outline, confine, periphery, margin, rim, extremity, fringe, threshold, compass

ANTONYMS

centre

2‘for Saturday's match the police have set a limit of 4,500 supporters’

SYNONYMS

maximum, ceiling, limitation, upper limit

restriction, curb, check, control, curtailment, restraint

damper, brake, rein

ANTONYMS

minimum

3‘resources are stretched to the limit’

SYNONYMS

utmost, breaking point, extremity, greatest extent, ultimate, end point, the bitter end

4the limit‘that really is the limit!’

SYNONYMS

the last straw, the straw that broke the camel's back, enough, more than enough

informal the end, it


verb

1‘the pressure to limit costs’

SYNONYMS

restrict, curb, check, place a limit on, cap, keep within bounds, hold in check, restrain, put a brake on, hold, freeze, peg

regulate, control, govern, delimit, demarcate, circumscribe, ration

arrest, bridle, inhibit, damp, damp down, fetter, tie down

rare trammel

ANTONYMS

increase, allow to grow unchecked