1. [syn: limited company, Ltd., Ld.]
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.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a company that is organized to give its owners limited
liability [syn: limited company, Ltd., Ld.]