Definition of delineate
- lights delineating the narrow streets
The report clearly delineates the steps that must be taken.
The characters in the story were carefully delineated.
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First Known Use: 1559See Words from the same year
: to clearly show or describe (something)
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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