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  • as inconfinement
  • as indefinition
  • as indemarcation

synonyms for delimitation

  • custody
  • detention
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • jail
  • repression
  • bonds
  • bounds
  • check
  • circumscription
  • coercion
  • constraint
  • control
  • cramp
  • curb
  • keeping
  • limitation
  • safekeeping
  • trammels
  • bounding
  • constrainment
  • immuration

antonyms for delimitation

MOST RELEVANT
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • liberty
  • allowance
  • permission
  • question
  • ambiguity
  • nonsense
  • vagueness
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    How to use delimitation in a sentence

    In the delimitation of the pathological from the healthy, I have endeavoured to lay down broad general lines.
    THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
    All the country now known as Ghor was mapped during the progress of the Russo-Afghan boundary delimitation.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
    Early in October the whole delimitation was concluded, and without a hitch, much to Gordon's satisfaction.
    THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
    One geographical expression, in the delimitation of the country, demands a brief explanation.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
    These two organ-systems vary in harmony, and their characters must form the basis for the delimitation of the great groups.
    FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
    The withdrawal was a concession to the Chinese, with whom we were then engaged in the delimitation of the Burmese frontier.
    THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
    From the nature of the case there can be no objective, and therefore no common, standards of delimitation.
    DARWIN, AND AFTER DARWIN, VOLUME II (OF 3)GEORGE JOHN ROMANES
    Now, there is what we call a delimitation agreement among the Government intelligence agencies.
    WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
    The definition of boundaries and their delimitation is one of the most important parts of political geography.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    Against it we have in history that a river-bed is not a natural delimitation of territorial domination.
    THE CATHEDRALS AND CHURCHES OF THE RHINEFRANCIS MILTOUN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO DELIMITATION

    • bonds
    • bounding
    • bounds
    • check
    • circumscription
    • coercion
    • constrainment
    • constraint
    • control
    • cramp
    • curb
    • custody
    • delimitation
    • detention
    • immuration
    • incarceration
    • internment
    • jail
    • keeping
    • limitation
    • repression
    • safekeeping
    • trammels
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.