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English adjective: limiting

1. limiting restricting the scope or freedom of action


Synonymsconfining, constraining, constrictive, restricting


Similarrestrictive


Antonymsunrestrictive

2. limiting strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase


SamplesThe restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause.


Similarrestrictive


Domain categorygrammar


Antonymsunrestrictive


English noun: limiting

1. limiting the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase


Synonymsmodification, qualifying


Broader (hypernym)grammatical relation


Narrower (hyponym)apposition, restrictiveness









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