limited Definition

  • 1restricted in size, amount, or extent; few, small, or short
  • 2not great in ability or talents

Using limited: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "limited" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company has a limited budget for advertising.

  • Example

    The restaurant has a limited menu.

  • Example

    My knowledge of French is limited.

  • Example

    His talent as a musician is limited.

limited Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for limited

Phrases with limited

  • a special version of a product that is produced in limited quantities


    I bought a limited edition print of the artist's work.

  • a type of legal protection for business owners that limits their personal liability for the debts and actions of the business


    The company was set up as a limited liability corporation to protect the owners' personal assets.

  • a promotion or sale that is available for a short period of time


    Take advantage of our limited time offer and get 20% off your purchase!

Origins of limited

from Latin 'limitare', meaning 'to bound'


Summary: limited in Brief

The term 'limited' [ˈlɪmɪtɪd] refers to something that is restricted in size, amount, or extent, or not great in ability or talents. Examples include a limited budget, limited menu, limited knowledge, and limited talent. 'Limited' also extends into phrases like 'limited edition,' referring to a special version of a product produced in limited quantities, and 'limited time offer,' denoting a promotion or sale available for a short period of time.