- The definition of a limitation is a restriction or a defect, or the act of imposing restrictions.
- When you are only allowed to walk to the end of the block, this is an example of a limitation.
- When there are certain things you are not good at doing, these are examples of limitations.
- When a law has specific things that a person cannot do, the law is an example of a limitation.
limitation definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a limiting or being limited
- something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
- Law a period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
Origin: Middle English limitacioun ; from Old French limitacion ; from Classical Latin limitatio
limitation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
- A restriction.
- A shortcoming or defect.
- Law A specified period during which, by statute, an action may be brought.
limitation - Legal Definition
- A restriction.
- The act of placing a limit or restriction.
- A condition or restriction placed upon real estate.
Period of time during which an action must be filed. See statute of limitations.statute of limitations
See statute of limitations.