Etymology
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delimit (v.)

"to mark or fix the boundaries of," 1852, from French délimiter (18c.), from Late Latin delimitare "to mark out as a boundary," from de (see de-) + limitare, from limitem, limes "boundary, limit" (see limit (n.)). Related: Delimited; delimiting.

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Definitions of delimit

delimit (v.)
determine the essential quality of;
Synonyms: specify / define / delineate / delimitate
delimit (v.)
be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry;
Synonyms: subtend
delimit (v.)
set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something;
Synonyms: demarcate / delimitate
From wordnet.princeton.edu