delimit

verb
de·lim·it | \di-ˈli-mət, dē-\

Definition of delimit 

transitive verb

: to fix or define the limits of guidelines delimiting his responsibilities an area delimited by woods

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Other Words from delimit

delimitation \di-ˌli-mə-ˈtā-shən, ˌdē- \ noun

Examples of delimit in a Sentence

Strict guidelines delimit his responsibilities. the highway delimits the eastern edge of the downtown area

First Known Use of delimit

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for delimit

French délimiter, from Latin delimitare, from de- + limitare to limit, from limit-, limes boundary, limit

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delimit

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English Language Learners Definition of delimit

: to officially set or state the limits of (something)

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