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Synonyms for limiting
ˈlɪm ɪ tɪŋlim·it·ing

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  1. modification, qualifying, limitingadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    modification, change, qualifying, passing, alteration, adjustment, pass

    Antonyms:
    unrestrictive

  2. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restrictingadjective

    restricting the scope or freedom of action

    Synonyms:
    narrowing, close, confining, restricting, constrictive, constraining, constricting

    Antonyms:
    unrestrictive

  3. limitingadjective

    strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase

    "the 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"

    Synonyms:
    restricting, confining, constrictive, constraining

    Antonyms:
    unrestrictive

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How to use limiting in a sentence?

  1. Steven Hancock:

    If( someone can) go to a show( they) always will, but for all of the limiting factors as to why people can't get to live shows, be it geographical restrictions, age restrictions, or cost... we realized there might be an opportunity to smash all those barriers and truly globalize music.

  2. The ADF:

    Our Constitution protects the right of faith-based institutions to operate according to their beliefs. It also protects our freedom by separating power and limiting government, and in this case the government is clearly overreaching.

  3. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    Our government is eager to rationalize the pension system (for example, by limiting early retirement), proceed with partial privatisation of public assets, ... create a fully independent tax commission.

  4. Chief Justice John Roberts:

    You have to have some sort of limiting principle, otherwise FERC can do whatever it wants.

  5. Jacqueline Dougé:

    This can be done by setting certain times that children can use their devices, co-view the content with their children, find other activities like playing outside, games, cooking together, set rules that kids should use the devices in a common area where parents can check in, these times also provide opportunities for parents to model the behavior they want their kids to follow by also limiting their exposure to Common Sense Media.


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