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1. upper-level

adjective. at an elevated level in rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • superior
  • high-level

Antonyms

  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate

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Example sentences of the word upper-limit


1. Noun Phrase
The upper limit for nonsensitive adults is about 5,800 mg of salt, or 2,300 mg of sodium.

2. Noun Phrase
It is unknown if there is an upper limit to the speeds Ethernet is capable of delivering.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. upper

adjective. ['ˈʌpɝ'] higher in place or position.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. upper

adjective. ['ˈʌpɝ'] the topmost one of two.

Antonyms

  • bottom
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