v. mark limits of, demarcate; restrict, circumscribe

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • delimit — [di lim′itə tāt΄] vi. delimitated, delimitating [dē lim′it] vt. [Fr délimiter < L delimitare < de , from + limitare] to set the limits or boundaries of: also delimitate [di lim′itə tāt΄] vi. delimitated, delimitating delimitation n.… …   English World dictionary

  • delimitate — delimitation, n. delimitative, n., adj. /di lim i tayt /, v.t., delimitated, delimitating. delimit. [1880 85; < L delimitatus, ptp. of delimitare. See DELIMIT, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • limiting — adj confining, restricting, restrictive, checking, curbing, limitative; constraining, binding, bounding, restraining, hampering, cramping; delimiting, delimitative, delimitating, fixing, circumscribing; provisional, provisory, modifying,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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