confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed: a limited space; limited resources.
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government.
characterized by an inability to think imaginatively or independently; lacking originality or scope; narrow: a rather limited intelligence.
Chiefly British. responsible for the debts of a company only to a specified amount proportionate to the percentage of stock held. (of a business firm) owned by stockholders, each having a restricted liability for the company's debts. (usually initial capital letter) incorporated; Inc. Abbreviation: Ltd.
(of railroad trains, buses, etc.) making only a limited number of stops en route.