Synonyms for limitation

Synonyms for (noun) limitation

Synonyms: restriction, limitation

Definition: an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

Similar words: regulating, regulation

Definition: the act of controlling or directing according to rule

Usage: fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians


Synonyms: limitation

Definition: the quality of being limited or restricted

Usage: it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

Similar words: disadvantage

Definition: the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position


Synonyms: restriction, limitation

Definition: a principle that limits the extent of something

Usage: I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements

Similar words: rule, regulation

Definition: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior

Usage: it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast; short haircuts were the regulation


Synonyms: limit, limitation

Definition: the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

Usage: there are limits on the amount you can bet; it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity


Synonyms: limitation

Definition: (law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought

Usage: statute of limitations

Similar words: time limit

Definition: a time period within which something must be done or completed