- The definition of limited is something or someone with boundaries or restrictions.
An example of limited used as an adjective is limited visibility, a lower level of visibility experienced by someone driving in thick fog.
This fog is causing limited visibility.
- confined within bounds; restricted
- circumscribed or narrow in scope or extent
- brief; very short: a limited time
- ☆ accommodating a restricted number of passengers, making fewer stops than on the regular runs, and often charging extra fare: said of a train, bus, etc.
- exercising governmental powers under constitutional restrictions; not having absolute power: a limited monarch
- of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
- Chiefly Brit. designating a company in which the liability of its shareholders is similarly restricted
- Confined or restricted within certain limits: has only limited experience.
- a. Not attaining the highest goals or achievement: a limited success.b. Having only mediocre talent or range of ability: a popular but limited actor.
- Having governmental or ruling powers restricted by enforceable limitations, as a constitution or a legislative body: limited monarchy.
- Abbr. Ltd. Of or relating to a limited company.
- Of, relating to, or being transportation facilities, such as trains or buses, that make few stops and carry relatively few passengers.
- Simple past tense and past participle of limit.
(comparative more limited, superlative most limited)
- With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.
limited - Investment & Finance Definition
A term that is used in the United Kingdom to designate a private company whose owners have limited liability. The abbreviation Ltd. is placed after a company’s name to identify it as limited.