AskDefine | Define delimit

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delimit

Verb

1 determine the essential quality of [syn: specify, define, delineate, delimitate]
2 be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry [syn: subtend]
3 set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something [syn: demarcate, delimitate]

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To mark or fix the limits of.
  2. To demarcate.

Translations

To mark or fix the limits of
  • Finnish: rajata
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: سنور پێدان
To demarcate
  • Finnish: rajata

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bar, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, bound, brand, chalk, chalk up, check, check off, cicatrize, circle in, circumscribe, confine, dapple, dash, decide, define, delimitate, demarcate, determine, discolor, dot, enclose, engrave, fix, fleck, freckle, gash, hatch, impress, imprint, lay off, limit, line, make a mark, mark, mark boundaries, mark off, mark out, mark the periphery, measure, mottle, nick, notch, pencil, pepper, point, prick, print, punch, punctuate, puncture, restrict, riddle, rope off, scar, scarify, score, scotch, scratch, seal, seam, set the limit, specify, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, stain, stake out, stamp, stigmatize, streak, striate, stripe, surround, tattoo, tick, tick off, trace, underline, underscore
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