- 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.
Examples from the Web for limitedly
The balm of sympathy comes to him limitedly; humanity is as cold as the frozen streams of his winter's retreat.The Lumberjack Sky Pilot|Thomas D. Whittles
British Dictionary definitions for limitedly
Word Origin and History for limitedly
1550s, past participle adjective from limit (v.); as a stand-alone for limited express train, by 1883. Limited edition is from 1920; limited monarchy from 1640s; limited war is from 1948. In British company names, Limited (abbrev. Ltd.), 1855, is short for limited liability company, one in which the liability of partners is limited, usually to the amount of their capital investment.