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 for limited
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ld \Ld.\ n.
     The abbreviation for limited, term appended to the name of
     a company that is organized to give its owners limited
     liability; also abbreviated Ltd. It corresponds to Inc.
     in the United States. [Chiefly British] [abbr.]
  
     Syn: limited company, Ltd.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Limit \Lim"it\ (l[i^]m"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Limited; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Limiting.] [F. limiter, L. limitare, fr.
     limes, limitis, limit; prob. akin to limen threshold, E.
     eliminate; cf. L. limus sidelong.]
     To apply a limit to, or set a limit for; to terminate,
     circumscribe, or restrict, by a limit or limits; as, to limit
     the acreage of a crop; to limit the issue of paper money; to
     limit one's ambitions or aspirations; to limit the meaning of
     a word.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Limiting parallels (Astron.), those parallels of latitude
        between which only an occultation of a star or planet by
        the moon, in a given case, can occur.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Limited \Lim"it*ed\ (l[i^]m"[i^]t*[e^]d), a.
     Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted;
     as, our views of nature are very limited.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Limited company, a company in which the liability of each
        shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has
        taken, so that he can not be called on to contribute
        beyond the amount of his shares. [Eng.] --Mozley & W.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  limited
      adj 1: small in range or scope; "limited war"; "a limited
             success"; "a limited circle of friends" [ant:
             limitless, unlimited]
      2: subject to limits or subjected to limits [syn:
         circumscribed, limited]
      3: including only a part
      4: mediocre [syn: limited, modified]
      5: not excessive
      6: having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific)
         role in the mission" [syn: limited, special]
      7: not unlimited; "a limited list of choices"
      n 1: public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that
           makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to
           New York" [syn: express, limited] [ant: local]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  183 Moby Thesaurus words for "limited":
     Amtrak, Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, angustifoliate,
     angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, austere,
     authoritative, baggage train, borne, bound, bounded, boxed in,
     cable railroad, chastened, choo-choo, circumscribed, close,
     close-fitting, cog railroad, cog railway, conditioned, confined,
     constrained, constricted, controlled, copyrighted, cramp, cramped,
     crowded, determinate, dinky, disciplined, dwarfed, dwarfish, el,
     electric, electric train, elevated, exiguous, expert, express,
     express train, feature, featured, finite, fixed, flier, freight,
     freight train, freighter, frugal, funicular,
     geographically limited, goods train, half-pint, hedged,
     hedged about, hedged in, hemmed in, hushed, icebound, impoverished,
     in control, in hand, incapacious, incommodious, ineffectual,
     insular, interurban, isthmian, isthmic, jejune, knee-high,
     knowledgeable, landlocked, lean, leavened, lightning express,
     little, local, localized, meager, mean, metro, milk train, minimal,
     miserly, mitigated, moderated, modified, modulated, monorail,
     narrow, near, niggardly, of a place, one-horse, paltry,
     parliamentary, parliamentary train, parochial, parsimonious,
     passenger train, patented, petite, piddling, pindling, pint-sized,
     poky, poor, precise, predetermined, prescribed, proscribed,
     provincial, puny, qualified, quelled, rack-and-pinion railroad,
     railroad train, rattler, reduced, reserved, restrained, restricted,
     restrictive, rolling stock, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp,
     scrimpy, seasoned, set, short, shuttle, shuttle train, skimp,
     skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, smallish, snowbound,
     softened, spare, sparing, special, specialist, specialistic,
     specialized, stable, starvation, stingy, stinted, strait,
     straitened, streamliner, stunted, subdued, subsistence, subway,
     technical, tempered, thin, tight, topical, train, tube,
     two-by-four, underground, unnourishing, unnutritious, vernacular,
     watered, watery, way train, windbound
  
  

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