Definition of Delimit

1. Verb. Determine the essential quality of.

Exact synonyms: Define, Delimitate, Delineate, Specify
Specialized synonyms: Determine, Redefine
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Delineation



2. Verb. Be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry.
Exact synonyms: Subtend
Generic synonyms: Be

3. Verb. Set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something.
Exact synonyms: Delimitate, Demarcate
Generic synonyms: Circumscribe, Confine, Limit
Derivative terms: Delimitation, Delimitation, Demarcation

Definition of Delimit

1. v. t. To fix the limits of; to demarcate; to bound.

Definition of Delimit

1. Verb. (transitive) To mark or fix the limits of. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To demarcate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delimit

1. to mark the boundaries of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Delimit

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1. A Treatise on the Theory of Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1893)
"But Bv At by themselves, or with other A's, delimit a region. ... To prove this, -we must show that no system of C's can delimit a region. ..."

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