Definitions for: Limiting


[n] the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
[adj] restricting the scope or freedom of action
[adj] (grammar) strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause"



Synonyms: confining, constraining, constrictive, modification, qualifying, restricting, restrictive

See Also: apposition, grammatical relation, restrictiveness

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