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[ dih-lim-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF delimit

Synonyms for delimit

  • demarcate
  • bound
  • define
  • delimitate
  • determine
  • limit
  • mark
  • measure
  • specify
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Antonyms for delimit

  • let go
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELIMIT

Other times have already been used to describe, define, and delimit this (brief) time.

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

Her female nature was supposed to delimit her life satisfactorily, and her human stature was completely ignored.

Is it not precisely those qualities which no sublunar systems of computing time can affect or delimit?

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.

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

Its object is to delimit the spheres of influence of the positive sciences and show how they are mutually related.

There is moreover a further puzzle which confronts us who are trying to delimit an American region or regions.

WORD ORIGIN

1852, from French délimiter (18c.), from Latin delimitare "to mark out as a boundary," from de- (see de-) + limitare, from limitem, limes "boundary, limit" (see limit (n.)). Related: Delimited; delimiting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DELIMIT

bound

verbrestrict

demarcate

verbdifferentiate
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