Associations to the word «Limited»


LIMITED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of limit
LIMITED, adjective. With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.
LIMITED, adjective. Of numbers, amounts, data: poor, small, felt to be insufficient.
LIMITED, noun. (railroad) A train that only halts at a limited number of stops.
LIMITED ATONEMENT, noun. (theology) A Christian doctrine, one of the five points of Calvinism, stating that Jesus Christ's substitutionary atonement on the cross is limited in scope to those who are predestined unto salvation, which is conferred only to believers.
LIMITED COMPANIES, noun. Plural of limited company
LIMITED COMPANY, noun. A company in which the liability of members or subscribers of the company is limited to what they have invested or guaranteed to the company.
LIMITED LIABILITY, noun. (finance) The liability of an owner or a partner of a company for no more capital than they have invested.
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES, noun. Plural of limited liability company
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, noun. (legal) A type or form of for-profit incorporated company where ownership is divided into shares, and where the governing rules are set forth in a contract entered into by all of the initial shareholders. The name derives from the fact that regardless of potential losses or even bankruptcy of the corporation, individual shareholders will bear a maximum liability of the price they paid for their shares.
LIMITED MONARCHIES, noun. Plural of limited monarchy
LIMITED MONARCHY, noun. A government in which a monarch agrees to share power with a parliament and abide by a constitution; also known as a constitutional monarchy.
LIMITED OVERS CRICKET, noun. (cricket) One-day cricket.
LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, noun. (legal) A form of partnership similar to a general partnership, except that in addition to one or more general partners and one or more limited partners.
LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS, noun. Plural of limited partnership

Dictionary definition

LIMITED, noun. Public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York".
LIMITED, adjective. Small in range or scope; "limited war"; "a limited success"; "a limited circle of friends".
LIMITED, adjective. Subject to limits or subjected to limits.
LIMITED, adjective. Including only a part.
LIMITED, adjective. Mediocre.
LIMITED, adjective. Not excessive.
LIMITED, adjective. Having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific) role in the mission".
LIMITED, adjective. Not unlimited; "a limited list of choices".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.