Delineate and State


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Delineate verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
State and delineate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "State" instead a verb "Delineate".
Nearby Words: delineation, delineating, delineator
Synonyms for Delineate


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Delineate and state are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Delineate" instead a verb "State".
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

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emotions delineate emotions state emotions

Both words in one sentence

  • Not every American state has a death penalty, and many which legally allow for a death penalty have not in fact ever used it since capital punishment was reinstated in America in 1976, but those that do must delineate between degree murders that cannot receive the death penalty and those that might.
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State or Delineate. 2016. Accessed September 27, 2021.

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