[n] an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
[n] the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
[n] a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
[n] the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
[n] (in law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought; "statute of limitations"