LIM'IT, n. [L. limes. See Limb.]1. Bound; border; utmost extent; the part that terminates a thing; as the limit of a town, city or empire; the limits of human knowledge.2. The thing which bounds; restraint.3. Limits, plu., the extent of the liberties of a prison.
LIM'IT, v.t.1. To bound; to set bounds to.2. To confine within certain bounds; to circumscribe; to restrain. The government of England is a limited monarchy.They tempted God and limited the Holy One of Israel. Ps.78.3. To restrain from a lax or general signification. World sometimes signifies the universe, and sometimes its signification is limited to this earth.