delimitate

[ dih-lim-i-teyt ]
/ dɪˈlɪm ɪˌteɪt /

verb (used with object), de·lim·i·tat·ed, de·lim·i·tat·ing.


Nearby words

  1. delightsome,
  2. delilah,
  3. delillo,
  4. delillo, don,
  5. delimit,
  6. delimitation,
  7. delimiter,
  8. delimiting keratotomy,
  9. delineate,
  10. delineation

Origin of delimitate

1880–85; < Latin dēlīmitātus, past participle of dēlīmitāre. See delimit, -ate1

Related formsde·lim·i·ta·tion, nounde·lim·i·ta·tive, noun, adjective

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Word Origin and History for delimitation

delimitation

n.

1836, from French délimitation (18c.), noun of action from délimiter (see delimit).

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