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synonyms for circumscribe

  • delineate
  • hem in
  • bar
  • bound
  • confine
  • define
  • demarcate
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • environ
  • girdle
  • hamper
  • limit
  • outline
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • surround
  • trammel
  • nail down
  • prelimit
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antonyms for circumscribe

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • liberate
  • permit
  • release
  • unloose
  • loose
  • open
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How to use circumscribe in a sentence

So when the pandemic hit, he felt determined to do more than just ensure the survival of his restaurant — he wanted to embed more deeply in the neighborhood, albeit from within the tightly circumscribed framework of fine dining.
DOES IT GET BETTER FOR THE INDIE FINE DINING RESTAURANT?SARA SHERIDANJULY 22, 2021EATER
This kind of effect on memory is likely to be short term and circumscribed to the information the subjects saved onto the device.
REPORTS OF A BALEFUL INTERNET ARE GREATLY EXAGGERATED - ISSUE 104: HARMONYBRIAN GALLAGHERJULY 21, 2021NAUTILUS
There is the man, who scared the living hell out of me, but the rage was about growing up in a world circumscribed by the reality of race.
DR. EDDIE GLAUDE JR. ON THE FIRE THIS TIMEJOSHUA EFERIGHEMAY 28, 2021OZY
For travelers like me circumscribed by the pandemic, aromas offer the chance to revisit cherished journeys.
AROMAS CAN EVOKE BELOVED JOURNEYS — OR VOYAGES NOT YET TAKENJEN ROSE SMITHFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Such is the unbearable situation created in a culture quick to judge, to expel and especially to circumscribe the lives of women.
‘BURNT SUGAR,’ A CHALLENGING BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST, IS HARD TO TAKE, BUT HARDER TO SHAKE OFFRON CHARLESJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The youngest presidents tended to think more clearly about policies that would benefit future generations, and were less circumscribed by longstanding norms and prejudices.
HOW OLD SHOULD A PRESIDENT BE?DANIEL J. LEVITINOCTOBER 22, 2020VOX
Their opponents accepted the issue, and resolved to circumscribe the duke's inordinate powers.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
It is my wish to state it with precision and circumscribe its limits here at the very start.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
A new spirit has now gone abroad which no walls can bound or circumscribe.
REVISITING THE EARTHJAMES LANGDON HILL
This finally came to be so urgent that it even involved an effort to circumscribe the futile activities.
THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUMSCRIBE

  • abut
  • adjoin
  • be adjacent to
  • bind
  • circumscribe
  • communicate
  • contour
  • decorate
  • define
  • delineate
  • edge
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • flank
  • frame
  • fringe
  • hem
  • join
  • line
  • march
  • margin
  • mark off
  • neighbor
  • outline
  • rim
  • set off
  • side
  • skirt
  • surround
  • touch
  • trim
  • verge
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