boundary [boundaries] n

OFr < L. 'stream'.

  1. Border; limit; perimeter; circuit; circumference; property line; natural domain; authorized territory; legal sphere of activity; [fig.] constraint; limitation; restriction.
  2. Quantity; measure; large amount; great capacity; specific experience.
  3. Domain; realm; stewardship; appointed sphere; area of influence; ability to communicate with; [fig.] mortality; life on earth.