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Definition 1: the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for limiting in the sense of this definition

(limiting is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of limiting ) a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')

(... is a kind of limiting ) a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows

"`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"

Definition 2: strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where limiting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(limiting is similar to ...) serving to restrict

"teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"

(limiting belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 3: restricting the scope or freedom of action - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for limiting in the sense of this definition

(limiting is similar to ...) serving to restrict

"teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"

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