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circumscribe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of circumscribe

  1. 1 to set bounds or an upper limit for circumscribed his enthusiasm so as not to make the losing side feel worse Synonyms of circumscribe cap, limit, confine, hold down, restrictWords Related to circumscribe bar, block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualifyNear Antonyms of circumscribe broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreachAntonyms of circumscribe exceed

  2. 2 to mark the limits of Lake Michigan circumscribes the city of Chicago on the east Synonyms of circumscribe bound, limit, define, delimit, demarcate, demark, mark (off), terminateWords Related to circumscribe control, determine, govern; delineate, describe

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