limiting

Definitions of limiting
  1. adjective
    restricting the scope or freedom of action
    synonyms: confining, constraining, constrictive, restricting
    restrictive
    serving to restrict
  2. adjective
    strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
    Synonyms:
    restrictive
    serving to restrict
  3. noun
    the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    synonyms: modification, qualifying
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    types:
    restrictiveness
    a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
    apposition
    a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
    type of:
    grammatical relation
    a linguistic relation established by grammar
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