n. A definite terminal or border line; a boundary; that which bounds or circumscribes in a material manner; as, the northern limit of a field or town; the limits of a country.n. A terminal line or point in general; the extent or reach beyond which continuity ceases; a fixed term or bound as to amount, supply, continuance, inclusion, or the like: used of both material and immaterial things: as, to reach the limit of one's resources; the limit of vision or of resistance; to set limits to one's ambition.n. That which is within or defined by limits; confine; district; region.n. A logical term. See the quotation.n. In mathematics, the precise boundary between two continuous regions of magnitude or quantity; especially, the point at which a variable upon which some function depends passes through infinity.n. A limb, as a limit or extremity of the body.n. Synonyms Confine, termination, bourn, precinct, boundary, frontier (see boundary); restriction, restraint, check.To restrict within limits; bound; set bounds to.To assign to a limit or confine; fix within a limit; allot.To fix as a limit; assign exclusively or specifically.To exercise any function, as begging, within a limited district: as, a limiting friar.n. Inpoker, an amount, agreed upon before play begins, by which any one player may increase his bet over that of another. Sometimes called the raise.