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1. limit

noun. ['ˈlɪmət'] the greatest possible degree of something.

Synonyms

  • bound
  • absoluteness
  • utmost
  • maximum
  • verge
  • extent
  • brink
  • starkness
  • utterness
  • level best
  • boundary
  • thermal barrier
  • uttermost
  • heat barrier

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • unfasten
  • inactivity
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with City Limit

Example sentences of the word city-limit


1. Noun Phrase
There are few exemptions for having these dogs within city limits.

2. limit

verb. ['ˈlɪmət'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • throttle
  • restrict
  • bound
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • attack
  • stay
  • unscrew
  • deny

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. limit

verb. ['ˈlɪmət'] restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day".

Synonyms

  • lessen
  • delimit
  • keep down
  • cut back
  • circumscribe
  • demarcate
  • curtail
  • restrict
  • decrease
  • confine
  • ration
  • minify
  • content
  • delimitate
  • number
  • hold down
  • cap

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. limit

noun. ['ˈlɪmət'] final or latest limiting point.

Synonyms

  • ending
  • end
  • terminal point

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • detach

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. limit

noun. ['ˈlɪmət'] the boundary of a specific area.

Synonyms

  • lower limit
  • bound
  • edge
  • city limit
  • three-mile limit
  • bounds
  • demarcation
  • boundary
  • demarcation line
  • upper limit

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • unbridle

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. limit

noun. ['ˈlɪmət'] as far as something can go.

Synonyms

  • maximum
  • minimum
  • extremity
  • range

Antonyms

  • maximum
  • advantage
  • enable
  • encourage

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. limit

verb. ['ˈlɪmət'] decide upon or fix definitely.

Synonyms

  • pick out
  • fix
  • specify
  • determine
  • define
  • name
  • select
  • quantify
  • reset
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • start
  • let
  • uncover

Etymology

  • limiten (Latin)
  • limiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts.

Synonyms

  • concrete jungle
  • city centre
  • state capital
  • inner city
  • city center
  • medical center
  • municipality
  • metropolis
  • central city
  • municipal center
  • down town
  • financial center
  • provincial capital
  • civic center
  • urban center

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • disagree
  • round
  • rounded

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] an incorporated administrative district established by state charter.

Synonyms

  • administrative division
  • city limit
  • uptown
  • administrative district
  • square
  • city district
  • city limits
  • public square

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • indirect
  • liberal
  • unconventional

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. city

noun. ['ˈsɪti'] people living in a large densely populated municipality.

Synonyms

  • metropolis

Antonyms

  • dishonest
  • crooked

Etymology

  • cite (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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