Delineate and Demarcate


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Delineate verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Demarcate is a synonym for delineate. In some cases you can use "Demarcate" instead a verb "Delineate".
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
Synonyms for Delineate


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Demarcate verb – To mark the limits of.
Usage example: a yellow line demarcated the county on the road map

Delineate is a synonym for demarcate in separate topic. You can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Demarcate".
Nearby Words: demarcation, demarcating
Synonyms for Demarcate
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