The difference between Function and Limit

When used as nouns, function means what something does or is used for, whereas limit means a restriction.

When used as verbs, function means to have a function, whereas limit means to restrict.

Limit is also adjective with the meaning: being a fixed limit game.

check bellow for the other definitions of Function and Limit

  1. Function as a noun:

    What something does or is used for.


    "synonyms: aim intention purpose role use"

  2. Function as a noun:

    A professional or official position.


    "synonyms: occupation office part role"

  3. Function as a noun:

    An official or social occasion.


    "synonyms: affair occasion social occasion social function"

  4. Function as a noun:

    A relation where one thing is dependent on another for its existence, value, or significance.

  5. Function as a noun (mathematics):

    A relation in which each element of the domain is associated with exactly one element of the codomain.


    "synonyms: map mapping mathematical function operator transformation"

    "hyper relation"

  6. Function as a noun (computing):

    A routine that receives zero or more arguments and may return a result.


    "synonyms: procedure routine subprogram subroutine func funct"

  7. Function as a noun (biology):

    The physiological activity of an organ or body part.

  8. Function as a noun (chemistry):

    The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.

  9. Function as a noun (anthropology):

    The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.

  1. Function as a verb (intransitive):

    To have a function.


    "synonyms: officiate serve"

  2. Function as a verb (intransitive):

    To carry out a function; to be in action.


    "synonyms: go operate run work"

    "ant malfunction"

  1. Limit as a noun:

    A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go.


    "There are several existing limits to executive power."

    "Two drinks is my limit tonight."

  2. Limit as a noun (mathematics):

    A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e., does not converge).


    "The sequence of reciprocals has zero as its limit."

  3. Limit as a noun (mathematics):

    Any of several abstractions of this concept of limit.


    "Category theory defines a very general concept of limit."

  4. Limit as a noun (category theory):

    The cone of a diagram through which any other cone of that same diagram can factor uniquely.


    "hyponyms terminal object categorical product pullback equalizer"

  5. Limit as a noun (poker):

    Short for fixed limit.

  6. Limit as a noun:

    The final, utmost, or furthest point; the border or edge.


    "the limit of a walk, of a town, or of a country"

  7. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    The space or thing defined by limits.

  8. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.

  9. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    A restriction; a check or curb; a hindrance.

  10. Limit as a noun (logic, metaphysics):

    A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic.

  11. Limit as a noun (cycling):

    The first group of riders to depart in a handicap race.

  1. Limit as an adjective (poker):

    Being a fixed limit game.

  1. Limit as a verb (transitive):

    To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound, to set boundaries.


    "We need to limit the power of the executive."

    "I'm limiting myself to two drinks tonight."

  2. Limit as a verb (mathematics, intransitive):

    To have a limit in a particular set.


    "The sequence limits on the point ''a''."

  3. Limit as a verb (obsolete):

    To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region.


    "a limiting friar"