1. public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops;
- Example: "he caught the express to New York"
[syn: express, limited]
1. small in range or scope;
- Example: "limited war"
- Example: "a limited success"
- Example: "a limited circle of friends"
2. subject to limits or subjected to limits;
[syn: circumscribed, limited]
3. including only a part;
[syn: limited, modified]
5. not excessive;
6. having a specific function or scope;
- Example: "a special (or specific) role in the mission"
[syn: limited, special]
7. not unlimited;
- Example: "a limited list of choices"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ld \Ld.\ n. The abbreviation for limited, term appended to the name of a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability; also abbreviated Ltd. It corresponds to Inc. in the United States. [Chiefly British] [abbr.] Syn: limited company, Ltd. [WordNet 1.5]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Limit \Lim"it\ (l[i^]m"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Limited; p. pr. & vb. n. Limiting.] [F. limiter, L. limitare, fr. limes, limitis, limit; prob. akin to limen threshold, E. eliminate; cf. L. limus sidelong.] To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate, circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to limit one's ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of a word. [1913 Webster] Limiting parallels (Astron.), those parallels of latitude between which only an occultation of a star or planet by the moon, in a given case, can occur. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Limited \Lim"it*ed\ (l[i^]m"[i^]t*[e^]d), a. Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited. [1913 Webster] Limited company, a company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has taken, so that he can not be called on to contribute beyond the amount of his shares. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
183 Moby Thesaurus words for "limited": Amtrak, Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, austere, authoritative, baggage train, borne, bound, bounded, boxed in, cable railroad, chastened, choo-choo, circumscribed, close, close-fitting, cog railroad, cog railway, conditioned, confined, constrained, constricted, controlled, copyrighted, cramp, cramped, crowded, determinate, dinky, disciplined, dwarfed, dwarfish, el, electric, electric train, elevated, exiguous, expert, express, express train, feature, featured, finite, fixed, flier, freight, freight train, freighter, frugal, funicular, geographically limited, goods train, half-pint, hedged, hedged about, hedged in, hemmed in, hushed, icebound, impoverished, in control, in hand, incapacious, incommodious, ineffectual, insular, interurban, isthmian, isthmic, jejune, knee-high, knowledgeable, landlocked, lean, leavened, lightning express, little, local, localized, meager, mean, metro, milk train, minimal, miserly, mitigated, moderated, modified, modulated, monorail, narrow, near, niggardly, of a place, one-horse, paltry, parliamentary, parliamentary train, parochial, parsimonious, passenger train, patented, petite, piddling, pindling, pint-sized, poky, poor, precise, predetermined, prescribed, proscribed, provincial, puny, qualified, quelled, rack-and-pinion railroad, railroad train, rattler, reduced, reserved, restrained, restricted, restrictive, rolling stock, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, seasoned, set, short, shuttle, shuttle train, skimp, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, smallish, snowbound, softened, spare, sparing, special, specialist, specialistic, specialized, stable, starvation, stingy, stinted, strait, straitened, streamliner, stunted, subdued, subsistence, subway, technical, tempered, thin, tight, topical, train, tube, two-by-four, underground, unnourishing, unnutritious, vernacular, watered, watery, way train, windbound