Synonyms for circumscribe
- hem in
- nail down
Antonyms for circumscribe
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIRCUMSCRIBE
The first step to be taken must be to endeavour to circumscribe their limits.
A new spirit has now gone abroad which no walls can bound or circumscribe.
I know what you mean, but I do not intend to allow any duty to circumscribe my art.
It was his professed object to restrain Russia, and to circumscribe her limits.
To circumscribe their power a new army of Mamelukes was formed, called the Borgis.
He showed some symptoms of a wish to circumscribe the Middle Ages—to stint them of colour and romance.
Their opponents accepted the issue, and resolved to circumscribe the duke's inordinate powers.
A rigid law of settlement, intended to circumscribe their area of density closely, yields only to the persuasion of bribery.
It was enough for Washington to hold fast to the great objects he had in view, to check Clinton and circumscribe his movements.
And yet we must undertake to circumscribe thereto God himself!