verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for delimit
Is it not precisely those qualities which no sublunar systems of computing time can affect or delimit?The Book-Collector|William Carew Hazlitt
You are under a misapprehension in supposing that Mr. Chamberlain has undertaken to delimit the Afghan frontier.
Accordingly commissioners were appointed on both sides to determine and delimit the boundary as drawn by the treaty of 1846.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume II (of 2)|Hazard Stevens
Her female nature was supposed to delimit her life satisfactorily, and her human stature was completely ignored.Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Other times have already been used to describe, define, and delimit this (brief) time.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
British Dictionary definitions for delimit
Word Origin and History for delimit
1852, from French délimiter (18c.), from Latin delimitare "to mark out as a boundary," from de- (see de-) + limitare, from limitem, limes "boundary, limit" (see limit (n.)). Related: Delimited; delimiting.