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English adjective: limiting

1. limiting restricting the scope or freedom of action

Synonymsconfining, constraining, constrictive, restricting



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.


Domain categorygrammar


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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