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verb as in set the limits

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Enslaver interests worked to sharply delimit the boundaries of federal authority over slavery and to secure assurances that slavery would remain under local rather than national regulation.

To date, only 11 percent of people to have ever reached the Kármán boundary delimiting the earthly from the ethereal have been women.

Accordingly commissioners were appointed on both sides to determine and delimit the boundary as drawn by the treaty of 1846.

Up to some point, difficult certainly to delimit, a man must be captain of his soul.

He does not try to define and delimit something remaining constant in change.

What goes by that name is no doubt somewhat elusive; one can not easily delimit and characterize it with scientific accuracy.

You are under a misapprehension in supposing that Mr. Chamberlain has undertaken to delimit the Afghan frontier.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delimit, such as: demarcate, bound, define, delimitate, determine, and limit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.