delimit

delimit
I verb allot, bound, circumscribe, confine, define, demarcate, determine, draw the line, edge, encircle, enclose, encompass, fix, lay out a boundary, mark limits, mark off, mark out, measure, surround II index allot, apportion, border (bound), circumscribe (define), demarcate, determine, hedge, restrain, restrict

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  • delimitate — v. 1. to determine the essential quality of. Syn: specify, define, delineate, delimit. [WordNet 1.5] 2. to set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something. Syn: demarcate, delimit. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demarcate — transitive verb ( cated; cating) Etymology: back formation from demarcation, from Spanish demarcación, from demarcar to delimit, from de + marcar to mark, probably from Italian marcare, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marha boundary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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