Delineate and Designate


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Delineate verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Designate and delineate are semantically related in determine topic. In some cases you can use "Designate" instead a verb "Delineate", when it comes to topics like specify.
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
Synonyms for Delineate


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Designate verb – To decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority.
Delineate and designate are semantically related in determine topic. Sometimes you can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Designate", if it concerns topics such as specify.
Nearby Words: design, designed, designation, designated, designating
Synonyms for Designate

Common collocations

character delineate character designate character
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