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Definition of "limiting" []

  • Acting as a limit. (adjective)
  • Grammar Restricting the range of application of the noun modified. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "limiting" in a sentence
  • "On February 4, 2009 I read an article in the New York Times in which you called limiting the pay of executives of companies who receive federal bailout money "draconian - $500,000 is not a lot of money.""
  • "Opponents say voters, and not the council, should decide the issue, since they passed a term limiting referendum in the first place."
  • "The advertising restrictions advance the interest in limiting this commodification in two closely related ways."