Delineate and Underline


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


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Underline verb – To indicate the importance of by giving prominent display.
Delineate and underline are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Delineate" instead a verb "Underline".
Nearby Words: underlined, underlining
Synonyms for Underline

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character delineate character underline character
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Underline and Delineate. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 27, from
Delineate & Underline. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. <>.
Underline or Delineate. 2016. Accessed September 27, 2021.

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