narrow, within limits, circumscribed, determinate, restrictive, causative, future, exhaustible, exclusive, tensed, limiting, measured, continuous, delimited, defined, imperative, ergative, impersonal, intransitive, prohibitive, imperfect, impermanent, specific, definite, active, under control
finite (part of speech: adjective)
limited (part of speech: verb)
- It was also obvious that there must be a finite depth to the earth below our feet. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
- Basking in unborn laughter of thy lips, Ere the world was, with absolute delight His Infinite reposed in thy Finite; Well- match'd: He, universal being's Spring, And thou, in whom are gather'd up the ends of everything! - "The Unknown Eros", Coventry Patmore.
- The universe is one reality which appears in finite centres. - "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.